Theatre- Elizabeth unit(2)

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  • Theatre
    • common themes
      • romance
      • tragedy
      • historical
      • murder
      • supernatural
      • exploration
      • comedy
      • power struggle
      • royalty
    • why it was popluar
      • themes
        • they are relevant
        • they are emotive
        • they are intriguing
        • people enjoy learning new things
        • reflect human experience
      • shows support of the Queen
        • became popular/ fashionable
      • social
        • chance to marry into a higher class
      • gives entertainment to the poor
        • less crime
        • boosts moral/ enjoyment
    • issues
      • spreads disease
      • cannot control crowds
        • attracts crime- lots of wealthy people
      • against Puritan  beliefs
        • supernatural/ act of the devil/ sinful
          • increased Puritan Protests
            • people were not going to church as much
            • they believed that there should be no enjoyment on Sundays  (Gods day)
    • other culture that people became interested  in and / or was developed
      • Literature and drama
  • history
    • other culture that people became interested  in and / or was developed
      • Literature and drama

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