The Soliloquies developed by great dramtists like Calderon or Racine , Lessing or Schiller are distinctive soliloquies developed within certain limits and are not in the same way as of the typical soliloquy of Shakespeare ...if we were to postulate several basic types of soliloquy in Shakespeare, following the functional patterns found in drama before his time... we would only partially succeed in assigning to them the abundance of individual soliloquies. For all such categories as expositional soliloquy, reflective soliloquy, homily and so on, turn to be applicable in part only.
No matter how many modern parts I do, people still refer to me as Mrs. Costume Drama.helena bonham carter
She whose youth had seemed to teach that happiness was but the occasional episode in a general Drama of pain.thomas hardy
He who has never envied the vegetable has missed the human Drama.
[L]ife, individual or collective, personal or historic, is the one entity in the universe whose substance is compact of danger, of adventure. It is, in the strict sense of the word, Drama. … [T]he primary, radical meaning of life appears when it is employed in the sense not of biology, but of biography. For the very strong reason that the whole of biology is quite definitely only a chapter in certain biographies, it is what biologists do in the portion of their lives open to biography.josé ortega y gasset
The soliloquy of pre-Shakespearean Drama was regularly addressed directly to the audience , forging a link between them and the stage .
By whatever means it is accomplished, the prime business of a play is to arouse the passions of its audience so that by the route of passion may be opened up new relationships between a man and men, and between men and Man. Drama is akin to the other inventions of man in that it ought to help us to know more, and not merely to spend our feelings .Arthur Miller
Westward the course of empire takes its way; The four first Acts already past, A fifth shall close the Drama with the day; Time's noblest offspring is the last.
We respond to a Drama to that extent to which it corresponds to our dream life.
Nowadays a sales conference resembles a Passion play: everybody is invited to participate and marvel at the Drama.
Whatever is felt upon the page without being specifically named there — that, one might say, is created. It is the inexplicable presence of the thing not named, of the overtone divined by the ear but not heard by it, the verbal mood, the emotional aura of the fact or the thing or the deed, that gives high quality to the novel or the Drama, as well as to poetry itself.willa cather
The central Drama of our age is how the Western nations and the Asian peoples are to find a tolerable basis of co-existence.walter lippmann
If a single one of these gentlemen is correct, if a believer of any type is right, the essential truth for man, the real Drama of life, in comparison with which the secular story of the race, is a puppet-show and the unfolding of the universe is a triviality, is the dialogue of the immortal soul and the eternal God. Yet it seems that there is nothing in the world so hard to discover as this. The theory refutes itself.joseph mccabe
Time takes her toll and the memory fadesbut his glory is broken, in the magic that he made.Reality is ruined; it's the freeing from the fearThe Drama is distorted, to what they want to hearSwimming in their sorrow, in the twisting of a tearAs they wait for a new thrill parade.phil ochs
On the movie Monster: "I confess I went into the movie ready to dislike Miss Theron. I'm sick of newspaper articles detailing the amount of time, talent and technical wizardry required to turn some silver-screen beauty into an average-looking woman. There are plenty of average-looking women out there — gritty Britty TV Drama seems to be full of them — and it seems excessively unfair that they can't even get a shot at the frumpy roles because Nicole Kidman's hogging the false nose again."mark steyn
Without some knowledge of Constitutional History it is absolutely impossible to do justice to the characters and positions of the actors in the great Drama; absolutely impossible to understand the origin of parties, the development of principles, the growth of nations in spite of parties and in defiance of principles. It alone can teach why it is that in politics good men do not always think alike, that the worst cause has often been illustrated with the most heroic virtue, and that the world owes some of its greatest debts to men from whose very memory it recoils.william stubbs
For a parallel to the lesson of atomic theory regarding the limited applicability of such customary idealizations, we must in fact turn to quite other branches of science, such as psychology , or even to that kind of epistemological problems with which already thinkers like Buddha and Lao Tzu have been confronted, when trying to harmonize our position as spectators and actors in the great Drama of existence.niels bohr
The process of consumption ... is the final act in the economic Dramakenneth boulding
The growing Drama has outgrown such toys Of simulated stature, face, and speech: It also peradventure may outgrow The simulation of the painted scene, Boards, actors, prompters, gaslight, and costume, And take for a worthier stage the soul itself, Its shifting fancies and celestial lights, With all its grand orchestral silences To keep the pauses of its rhythmic sounds.
What initially attracted me to The Seventh Seal was that it had values and characteristics which I was familiar with in other art forms, most notably, the European novel and certain forms on English Drama, and indeed, in relation to my rather academic interest in history -- not "history" in the normal sense, but history as a form of entertainment . It might be a very unfashionable view but I believe that history is an amazing bank or reserve area of plots, characterisations, extraordinary events, etc.Peter Greenaway
Her strong sense that neither she nor any human being deserved less than was given, did not blind her to the fact that there were others receiving less who had deserved much more. And in being forced to class herself among the fortunate she did not cease to wonder at the persistence of the unforeseen, when the one to whom such unbroken tranquility had been accorded in the adult stage was she whose youth had seemed to teach that happiness was but the occasional episode in a general Drama of pain.thomas hardy
My programme, The Art of Creative Expression, empowers young people with tools to express themselves. We teach photography, art and Drama, but it's not just the medium that's important, it's about what you are trying to say.dawud wharnsby
Yakshagana is traditional dance Drama.
For all this diversity , the core of East Indian spirituality is Hinduism , especially as disclosed in the notion of leela (also spelled lila), or play. The entire cosmos is a leela, a dance of energy , a Drama staged by Brahman , the Absolute . Leelas are also specific celebrations.