Lajos Egri's theories of dramatic writing stand in stark contrast to the concepts of Aristotle. Give students an opportunity to research Aristotle's views and stage a debate in the class between the two approaches.
Review a Play
Give students the opportunity to see and review a play based on the concepts presented in the text. Were the characters developed well enough? Was there a clear premise?
Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the text and bring it to class. They will present it in front of the class and explain why it relates to the text or persons.
Egri's Dramatic Works
Give students an opportunity to read and review one of the dramatic works by the author. Students should analyze the work to determine its premise, character development, and action.
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