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"Perils of Pauline"- Analysis. When we started our piece our teacher showed us The perils Of Pauline a melodrama in script form. When I read it I was excited about starting it because it was very over the top, an area of acting I love to pe
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Drama Coursework Sophie Taylor
When we started our piece our teacher showed us "The perils Of Pauline" a melodrama in script form. When I read it I was excited about starting it because it was very over the top, an area of acting I love to perform. It was a fairly simple play, not too long, but had many good features in it that I liked. Furthermore, the good features included many jokes and laughter, to keep the audience enjoying the atmosphere.
Our teacher asked us to try and stage it ourselves, using our knowledge of drama to create our unique performance. On the contrary, she also gave us pointers when they were needed and watched our practicing to ensure we were using the suitable aspects of drama. The features we included were things such as narrating, talking to the audience and sound effects. I found this a fairly reasonable idea, as it gave us a chance to use our own idea's.
Our group debated on how we should direct our performance, and we discussed things like using very expressive faces, old fashioned costumes to suit the era and props such as a steering
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