Theatre Studies Exam Technique (2016 paper)

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1. How would you address substance in the Opening Paragraph?

  • A short set of sentences that reveal the importance of this extract.
  • A short set of sentences explaining what happens in this scene.
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2. What is meant by the 'significance' of an extract?

  • What key themes are in the play.
  • How the extract relates to the key themes of the play.
  • How the characters relate to the key themes in the play.

3. What is the play called?

  • A View from the Bridge.
  • The View from the Bridge.
  • A View from A Bridge.
  • The View from a Bridge.

4. What should a conclusion do?

  • Talk about how you would direct the rest of the play.
  • Conclude it.
  • Clearly show how the scene relates to the rest of the play or suggests what happens next.
  • Repeat what has been said before.

5. What is meant by the 'substance' of an extract?

  • How this scene relates exclusively to the rest of the play.
  • What the most important events that occur in this scene are, and why
  • What happens in the scene and why it is important.


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