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Greek Theatre Versus Elizabethan Theatre

Summary: Compares and contrasts Greek and Elizabethan theatre. Describes how their purposes separate them, proving they were made to please differing masses. References Sophocle's Antigone and Shakespeare's Macbeth.
All of today's theatre, weather is be a tale of tragedy of comedy or of drama, find there roots in two historical forms of art. The fist theatres were done by the Greeks, this archaic form of theatre was a lot more basic than what we would think of as going to the show today. As time continued the theatre evolved into the next big movement in dramatic art, the Elizabethan era of theatrics. Greek theatre and Elizabethan theatre, both being for entertainment share many technicalities; however their purposes separate them, proving they are made to please differing masses.

In the times not as culturally advanced as we are today women were look at as a not lesser but different creature than the man. In Greek theatre women were viewed as the means to an end, to get another man you had to go through...

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