In Poetics, Aristotle discusses the elements of tragedy. He introduces the concepts of mimesis, harmatia and katharsis, which respectfully mean imitation, error and purification. Mimesis is a central concept in Sarah Ruhl’s… 622 more words
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The Passion Play has existed for centuries, and is “a dramatic reenactment of the suffering of Christ…. The focus is on Jesus’s last week of his life” (Chancetheater). 697 more words
Under parting grey skies, a motley crowd of actors in Judean garb gathers together and prays.
Minutes before, biblical weather had been pounding this corner of the Alberta desert, a sweltering summer’s day quickly overtaken by high winds, dust clouds and a battering storm of hail. 2,254 more words
While Germany in its entirety owns a chunk of my heart, a large piece of that is totally devoted to Bavaria and its green meadows, jagged peaks and cosy old towns. 103 more words