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classical plot
mythical ideas, self-discovery, important truths, affects small groups
classical antecedent action
relevant past of the protagonist
classical exposition
short, rudamentary, to the point
classical poa
early (short exp)
classical complications
obvious, clear
classical crisis
3/4 into play
classical reversal
clear
classical discovery
clear
classical denoument
clear
classical unities
24 hours, one set/plot
classical character
universal: noble, great, important... tragic flaw
classical thought
universal theme, clear outcome
classical world of the play
just for placement
classical language
poetic
classical spectacle
abstract
classical actor/audience relations
presentational
modern plot
deal w/real, eceryday life problems/conflicts, affects whole cities
modern antecedent action
little details are given
modern exposition
every main character is met, we see relationships
modern point of attack
late (long exposition)
modern complications
pattern of gradual revolation
modern reversal
ambigious
modern discovery
clearer
modern denoument
ambiguous
modern unities
36 hours, one set/plot
modern character
ordinary
modern thought
personal/psychological/problem-many possible outcomes
modern world of the play
very influential/significant
modern language
prose
modern spectacle
concrete
actor/audience relations
representational