Bertolt Brecht Writing Styles in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

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Point of View

The point of view is not either first or third person, as the form of a play lends itself to neither of these perspectives. However, it is important to note that the point of view should be understood as how the audience perceives the drama, and in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, the audience’s perspective is changed when the fourth wall is broken in Scene Eight by the Wounded Woman. She addresses the audience as though they are guilty of being silent witnesses, something that surely affects how the play is seen.

Language and Meaning

Bertolt Brecht's The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui illustrates the difference in language used by various social classes in two major ways. The first can be seen in the education Ui receives from the actor. Prior to his lesson, Ui complains about feeling disrespected and unaccepted by those...

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