The Theater and Its Double Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topic 1

Discuss the role of "culture" in society and life according to Artaud. How does the theater relate to this culture?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss Artaud's use of metaphor as he relates the theater to the plague. What are the benefits of both? What are the downfalls?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss Artaud's description of the plague which St. Remys avoided in Artaud's first chapter. What does this story illuminate in terms of the world of art?

Essay Topic 4

Describe the painting "The Daughters of Lot." What does Artaud intimate this painting means in terms of the theater?

Essay Topic 5

Discuss the term "metaphysics." Define this term and relate how the author uses it regarding the theater.

Essay Topic 6

Discuss the term "Mise en Scene." What does this term mean? How does Artaud describe it? Of what importance is it to The Theater of Cruelty?

Essay Topic 7

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