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'Just' by Ali Smith. Fairly modern as it was written in 2005 and mentions Waitrose.
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What is 'Just' about, style, genre target audience
About how justice system is flawed and biased-shows through political messages,abstract characters and strength of language. Style=dramatised and abstract, symbolic,absurdist and Brechtian epic theatre. Genre=Abusurdist, Drama, Comedy.
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Curious Incident of a Dog in the Night-time
Originally a novel by Mark Haddon but adapted into playwright by Simon Stephens . Director-Marriane Elliot award-winning director of War Horse. Date seen=17/10/13. National Theatre Company. Apollo Theatre.
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plot of curious incident of a dog in the night time
The story is about an autistic boy who lives with his father in Swindon. When a dog gets killed, he decides to investigate the murder and to write it all down in a book. While researching he finds out that his mother, of whom he thought had died two
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period of curious incident of a dog in the night time and genre
April 1998 in Swindon. Murder mystery. But also physiological and moralised. Drama.
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style of curious incident of a dog in the night time
dramatized. realism and non-realism. symbolism. expressionism, brechtian epic theatre. physical theatre.
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what is expressionism?
where the acting is distorted for the sole purpose of portraying the characters' strong feelings. e.g in aciotditnt his heightened movements and speech to show inner struggle
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About how justice system is flawed and biased-shows through political messages,abstract characters and strength of language. Style=dramatised and abstract, symbolic,absurdist and Brechtian epic theatre. Genre=Abusurdist, Drama, Comedy.

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