Jez butterworts's Jerusalem theatre studies

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  • Jerusalem
    • context
      • 21st century- contemporary
      • October 2008- sharp rise in unemployment as financial crisis hits job markets
      • Paedophilia- jimmy Saville
      • nostalgia
        • change is coming
        • new estate
      • alternative culture
        • romany travellers
          • prejudice
      • contemporary incidence of civil disobedience
      • moral outrage
        • society has claimed the woods
      • satanical/ fictional elements
        • mythos and logos
          • battle between them
        • George and the dragon
      • comic conventions
        • profound but amusing philosophical satire
          • observing and mocking modern society
        • Johnny is neither a conventional tragic hero nor a comedic protagonist
          • hedonism
            • pursuit of pleasure- sensual self indulgence
            • comic features
      • represents every county
        • Wiltshire woods on the fringe of a small town
    • Professor
      • dramatic intentions
        • nostalgia
          • rural England vs industry
        • innocence
        • isolated but included- oxymoron
        • forgetting his previous life with his wife
        • dragged down by society
        • tradition
      • contextual aspects
        • mythos
          • forces Johnny to logos
        • tradition- rural England
        • breaking down British values
        • dementia- represents loss of education/ rational in flintlock
      • casting choices
        • small
        • white hair
        • 60+
        • whispy voice
        • wrinkles
        • glasses
      • characteristics
        • vulnerable
        • innocent
        • educated
        • different
        • weakness- dementia
        • protected by others
        • endearing
        • moral
      • pages- 18/19 and 98/99
    • Davey
      • casting choices
        • no stand out features
        • jeans
        • khaki jumper
        • ragged- stubble
        • well built- strong
        • 20s
      • dramatic intentions
        • isn't an alpha male
          • doesn't get much attention
          • everyday average bloke
        • pride
          • acceptance yet realistic about flintlock
        • dependent  on flintlock
        • comedic
      • contextual aspects
        • comic conventions
        • contemporary incidence of civil disobedience
        • logos
      • characteristics
        • blunt
        • varied emotions- can be rude
        • proud
        • comedic
        • strong friendship with lee
        • no aspirations
      • pages- 23/24 and 88/89
    • lee
      • dramatic intention
        • mature
          • wants to leave flintlock
        • nostalgia
        • comedy
        • sympathy/empathy
      • casting choices
        • large build
        • double chin
        • stubble
        • blonde
        • round face
        • kind smile
        • average height
        • Wiltshire accent
        • 20s
      • characteristics
        • determined
        • lost- depending on flintlock and Davey
        • comedic
        • naive
        • mature
      • contextual aspects
        • mythos/ logos conflict
        • contemporary incidence of civil disobedience
        • comic conventions
      • pages- 20/21 and 92/93
    • Girls
      • Phaedra
        • manipulative
      • tanya
        • confident
      • pea
        • follower
      • teens (youth)
      • where is their female role model?
      • context
        • civil disobedience
        • logos
        • George and the dragon
          • victim of the dragon?
          • saved by George?
    • ginger
      • dramatic intention
        • aspires to be like Johnny
          • comic character
        • attempts to be confident and strong when in reality he's not
        • normalising drug use
      • contextual aspects
        • comic conventions
        • contemporary display of civil disobedience
        • hedonism
      • casting choices
        • late 30's
        • tall
        • lanky
        • ginger
        • bad posture
        • scrawny face
      • pages- 86/7, after Johnny gets beaten up

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