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Scenic Form, Dramatic Form

Slide 1:

Generic Distinctions in Form
Comedy
Prologos
Parados
Agon
Parabasis
Epeisodia
Exodos
 
Tragedy
Prologos
Parados
Epeisodia
Stasima
Exodos

 

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How to find 16th and 17th Century Texts on the Web.
Almost everything that was printed in England or English between 1475 and 1700 can be found on Early English Books Online. This includes everything written by Shakespeare in its various editions, so this is an excellent resource if you want to compare Quarto and Folio texts of a play.

http://eebo.chadwyck.com/home

http://eebo.chadwyck.com/search

 

Slide 3:

Hamlet, 1.1

1.1
Enter Barnardo, Francisco     Greetings, kingdom, time, identifies Hor. and Mar.
Enter Horatio, Marcellus     Tells us it’s Denmark
Exit Francisco     Narrates ghost story
Enter Ghost     interrupted by live action of ghost, try to speak to it
Exit Ghost     Narrate story of Norway and Denmark
Enter Ghost     Try to speak to it again
Exit Ghost     Say it disappeared at the cock crow (time); must report it to young Hamlet (identifies him)