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Explain what is meant by the term "theatre of cruelty" and discuss element of this
form of theatre as he imagine. You should refer to Artaud's writings and projects in
your answer.

Artaud believed that there were five stages to what he called the theatre of cruelty. He
wanted it…

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The fifth and final stage was the subject matter will focus on myths and wellknown
tales. He liked the themes behind certain fables and myths but yet didn't want them to be
performed in that style so he took the meanings and twisted them so that they could b


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