Choose just one theme for this paper.

Published by

Nov 11, 2022

s

Struggling with a similar assignment? Don’t know where to start? Don’t have time to work on this? Get a high-quality paper written for you from scratch – PLAGIARISM FREE, guaranteed to get you a good grade. To get started, please click on the Submit Your Instructions at the bottom of the page.

Hello and welcome to Paper #3. I am writing a lot in this descriiption to offer a lot of guidance so that you can take this paper assignment step-by-step. Please follow these instructions carefully.

This is not a research paper, it is more like a long essay for a final exam (but we will never have an exam in our class!).

Please watch your selected play (some will have a play assigned by me) and associated material in your coursework folder. Look for one or more “theme(s)” of the work. Choose just one theme for this paper. Please use the definition of “theme” from our class materials. Do not use outside sources for this paper. See the lecture video re: six essential elements of theatre in your coursework folder, Week 2.

Actions:
* Identify a useful theme from the performance/production that you watched. Avoid finding a “lesson to be learned” (keep reading this assignment for more about this).
* Use descriiptive criticism to identify, describe and explain that theme. Use at least three theatrical examples and one dramatic example to support your claim (see difference between theatrical/performed and dramatic/text-based examples). Your paper should be at least six paragraphs (intro/claim, four supporting examples, conclusion/so what?)
* Come to a conclusion still using descriiptive criticism for your last paragraph that uses one or more of the five functions of art from the “What is Art For?” short video, also in your Week 4 folder. (Remember, a conclusion is not a summary, it is a ‘so what?’ – use the “What is Art For?” video to help you find a ‘so what?’)

Re: theatrical examples – look for how things are done in the performance you watch. For example, “Troy is stunned to hear of the death” is a dramatic/text-based example because this happens in the scriipt and in any performance by any actor anywhere. Instead look for examples like this, “When Denzel Washington as Troy learns of the death he loses his balance and has to lean on the dresser to avoid collapsing to the floor. This is a theatrical/performance-based example because it is how Denzel Washington performed for us that Troy was stunned by the news of the death. Look for more theatrical elements in the coursework folder re: elements. The Wilson five additional elements will be helpful to you (actor, audience, …. etc.)

Here is what to avoid:
Do not use sources from outside of assigned class materials. This is not a research paper; this is a carefully limited (focused) response paper that you can do after our work together to this point. If you must use an outside source, remember to cite it (and include in references).

IMPORTANT: Avoid reducing “theme” (the thought/agony of the work, see class lecture in the elements folder) to a “lesson to be learned” or a “moral to the story”. The best theater offers sophisticated experiences that are not easily reduced to a didactic instruction. We often use instructive theatre for children: ‘don’t be a bully’ or ‘appreciate your teacher’ is the kind of message we might put in theatre for children. You are an adult and are well-sick of being told what to do and how to do it. Instead, we like an experience we could not have on our own. We go to the theatre to be transported, to feel new feelings, to think new thoughts and to appreciate the complexity of life. Looking for a theme will be looking for the philosophical puzzle of the work. What is agonizing about it?

1. Watch your assigned play, documentary, interviews, etc. and look for one or more theme. Find the definition of “theme” from our lecture videos (elements). The theme is NOT the lesson to be learned. Please check with me if you think you have the definition but aren’t 100% sure.

Summary: Watch your play and associated content for “theme(s)”. Identify theatrical and dramatic examples to support your finding of a theme. Offer a conclusion/so what? that ties a function of art from the “What is Art for?” video to your performed play.

Content = 80% (identification of theme and use of theatrical examples to support the staging of that theme)
MLA formatting = 10% (including works cited page, cite class materials and your play)
Informative title = 10%
On time = priceless

Writing tips:
Make sure you create a complete, informative title (see videos regarding how to write a title).
Make sure the font is the same throughout your paper.
Make sure the title of the play you use is printed in italics. (This goes for films and books, too.)
Do not use contractions (don’t).
Use the full name of a person you would like to mention and then refer to them by their last name each time after that.

n

Need Writing Help? Our writing specialists are here 24/7, every day of the year, ready to support you! Instantly chat with an online tutor below or click here to submit your paper instructions to the writing team.

More than just an assignment.

GET THE GRADES YOU DESERVE | A OR A- GUARANTEED
NO MORE SLEEPLESS NIGHTS DOING RESEARCH
NO MORE LATE POINTS DEDUCTIONS 
GET A QUALITY PAPER SENT TO YOUR EMAIL
GET GOOD GRADES ON YOUR ASSIGNMENTS
Explore Now →

Who is this homework service for?

* If you are having a really hard class and want to get through it, then this is for you.

* If you have a medical emergency or someone close to you has a medical emergency and you don’t think you’ll be able to turn your assignment on time, this is definitely a service you could use.

* You can use us if you are having a tough Professor who won’t give you the grades you deserve.

* If you have a tight work schedule and you are getting points deducted for not submitting assignments on time.

* English might not be your first language and you feel like you are being left behind in class because of it.

* If you have a large project coming up and don’t think you have enough time to get it done well, definitely reach out to us.

TALK TO SUPPORT
{

Super stoked you are checking us out! We would like to help you with your assignment. We just need a few things from you:

* The full assignment instructions as they appear on your school account.

* If a Rubric is present, make sure to attach it.

* Any relevant weekly readings or learning resources.

* Include any special announcements or emails you might have gotten from your Professor regarding your assignment.

* Any templates or additional files required to complete the assignment.

If your assignment is somewhat complex and you need to explain it, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me via live chat. 

 

FAQ

Frequently asked questions

How soon can I get my paper done?

It depends with your deadline. If you need your paper completed in 3 hours, we will deliver it in that time. All you need to do is indicate your deadline in our custom order page here. Alternatively, if you are sending us your instructions via email, please be sure to indicate your deadline.

Will it be completely original? I don't want to be caught in a case of Academic Integrity Violation.

We are as paranoid as you are. Maybe even more! And we understand that the greatest sin you can commit in your academic journey is plagiarizing your academic work. To that end, we have made sure that we check and double-check our papers using high quality plagiarism detection tools such as SafeAssign and Turnitin before submitting the paper to you.

Who is my writer? Is he/she a native English Speaker?

All our writers are native English Speakers. That is not to say that ESL writers are not good, we just prefer hiring native writers because we want the very best people working on your paper. This might mean paying a little bit more for your paper as opposed to when you pay a foreign company whose writers are non-native English Speakers.

What if I need revisions? Will your charge additional for this?

Of course not! If you do happen to require a revision on your paper, our team will handle it for you free of charge. Matter of fact, we won’t rest till you are happy with your paper. So, ask for as many revisions as you need, it’s completely FREE!

Will you give me my money back if I don't like my paper?

We have very few instances where we delivered a paper that a client didn’t fall in love with. But if it so happens that you don’t like your paper for any reason whatsoever, we’ll refund your money back no questions asked.

I have more assignments after this, can you help me with those too?

Of course! And what’s even better is that we can reserve a writer permanently to work on your entire class. This comes in handy for projects which build up on each other and where you need just one writer, one writing style.

I got my order information wrong, can I change that?

Yes you can. Just reach out to our support team via email (support@essaynook.com) or live chat here and they’ll help you change the instructions.

Can I place an order via email instead of going through the order page?

Yes you can. Email Anna at anna@essaynook.com, she’s in charge of our sales team. Alternatively, you can talk to our Live Chat team here and request to speak to Anna.

Trusted by Thousands of Students

Delivering quality assignments since 2007

%d bloggers like this: