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MEDEA: Play response

In this play response, you will examine and reflect on the play and performance.
Respond to the ALL of the following:
QUESTION 1: What is the GENRE of this play? Explain using specific information from the play. ACT III: READING 2. “Genre” pp. 153-168.  
QUESTION 2: What is the THEME(s) of the play? How does the theme(s)/meaning relate to and express current culture and values of society? ACT III: CUES & CONCEPTS.  
QUESTION 3: Select a main CHARACTER from the play and discuss the following: ACT III: TERMS “On Book” The Play

What type of dramatic character is this character?
What is the importance/function of the character you have selected? How is this character important to the outcome of the play?
How would you describe this character’s personality? How do the other characters interact and respond to this character? 
How and why do you identify with this character? 
How is this character relevant to American culture today? Why?

QUESTION 4:  Describe the DRAMATIC STRUCTURE of this play using the recorded performance of this play. ACT III: CUES & CONCEPTS

Describe the RISING ACTION. Identify the scene(s) of the falling action. Include VIDEO TIME STAMP and TWO (2) corresponding lines of dialogue (what the character(s) are saying).
Describe the EXPOSITION. How does takes place – scenes, dialogue, narration, etc. Which characters are involved. Include VIDEO TIME STAMP and TWO (2) corresponding lines of dialogue (what the character(s) are saying).
Describe the CLIMAX. What happens? Which characters are present.  Why is this the climax? What elements are present that brings on this culminating high point? Include VIDEO TIME STAMP and TWO (2) corresponding lines of dialogue (what the character(s) are saying).

Format & Instructions:
In this essay, you will fully illustrate the definition of terms used by applying the term and identifying examples from the performance within the context of your essay. UNDERLINE all terms used. You must use:

AT LEAST FOUR TERMS from TERMS: ACT III (The Play)
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Write AT LEAST 300-WORDS per question minimum to achieve a “C” grade. Length of essay responses must go well beyond the 300-words for more credit. 
Provide specific examples of moments from the play to support your thoughts. 
Answer sub-questions. Use these to frame your complete response.  
Your analysis MUST BE IN YOUR OWN WORDS. All student work (written or produced) WILL BE CHECKED FOR PLAGIARISM. ALL WORK must be your own work. Written work containing wording (sentences or phrases) from another source without citations will be identified as an act of plagiarism and will be subject to faculty referral and disciplinary sanction as explained in ACADEMIC MISCONDUCT. 
Quotes from the play and/or class material sources will not be counted in the overall word count of your Response.
Cover pages, headers, page numbers and References or Works Cited will not be counted in the overall word count of your Response.
DO NOT USE OUTSIDE SOURCES. Use only class material sources. 
If you have citations, you must include a reference page “Works Cited”.
For citing and referencing class sources, see WRITING GUIDE.
Use this format: 12 pt. font Times New Roman or Calibri, Double-spaced, 1″ margins
Additional points will be deducted for misspellings, lack of punctuation, using improper case use and texting acronyms, and lack of clarity in your response.
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