THEA 0260 - Script Analysis & Interpretation

Credits: 3

This course will employ various disciplined, systematic approaches to analyzing and understanding a work of dramatic literature and their application to classical, modern, and contemporary plays. The goal is to facilitate a greater understanding and appreciation of the art and craft of dramatic writing. The course is designed for students of varying disciplines, and attempts to both challenge and assist students in the development of their critical, analytical, and creative abilities. Knowledge acquired in this course will assist students in their analysis and understanding of other literary works, and will increase their appreciation of the work of the creative writer. The course also will provide insight into how one's interpretation of a dramatic text can be translated into concrete graphic, visual, and aural terms for a theatre audience.

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