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'How would you wish your audience to respond to the characters of Lollio and Alibius? Explain how you would direct your actors to achieve this aim?'

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Essay - Number Two - The Changeling - Direction of Alibius and Lollio 'How would you wish your audience to respond to the characters of Lollio and Alibius? Explain how you would direct your actors to achieve this aim?' The characters of Lollio and Alibius are in the play, 'The Changeling', to add an element of comedy to the Jacobean Tragedy by Middleton and Rowley. I feel that they have been put in the story to add a lighthearted approach to the main plots heavy themes and issues. As a director I would aim to create these characters, of Lollio and Alibius, as likeable due to the un-likeable characters of the main plot. ...read more.

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I want to achieve this by directing the players involved to create comedy through contrast due to the battling of the characters status' and personalities, hoping to create an archetype relationship. I want to achieve this by contrasting their vocal characteristics, general body movement, body shape and size, costumes, personalities and their physical looks and hair. It will also require the directing of keys moments of status battles and archetype moments. Thus creating the relationships between the two characters. This is how I aim to direct my actors so that the audience will react to the comic relief. The contrast to create comic relief, I would first require to cast the roles of Lollio and Alibius. ...read more.

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would be tall and would have slicked back hairstyle, looking very slicker than your average and look quite sleazy but could pass for more. He would have a very smooth talking voice and you would be able to hear him very clearly, speaking at a moderate pace. He would be very calm and relaxed and would not move around as much as Alibius does. Thus creating a contrast between the two characters, as they are the opposite of each other. Next would involve creating a relationship between the two characters. This would involve establishing the archetype between the two characters and creating a status battle between the two characters. The archetype can be established through out most the sub-plot that the two characters appear in together as, Lollio who is status ...read more.

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