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Function of Drama in Society

Summary: With reference to the reading materials and any other plays/theatrical history you may have researched upon, discuss the function of drama in society, if any.

Drama, which is defined by Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary as a composition, in prose or poetry, accommodated to action, and intended to exhibit a picture of human life, or to depict a series of grave or humorous actions of more than ordinary interest, tending toward some striking result. It is commonly designed to be spoken and represented by actors on the stage. As can be seen, drama is an art piece, its purpose is to be interpreted, and forming a fundamental part of society.

The function of drama has differed widely over the centuries of its existence. Briefly, during its earliest years, drama was more often intended for religious purposes, such as to honour the Gods, to spread the meaning of a particular religion to the illiterate. For example, during the "Christian revolution", drama was used to spread stories from the Bible to the masses...

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