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1

How is beauty determined

cultural, in our culture its pretty white girls

2

Shmidhuber

Interestingness is the derivative of beauty

3

Mabou Mines ( a dolls house)

Features male dwarves and women over 6 feet

4

Purpose of theater

Provide pleasure and capture audience attention
Evoke emotion

5

Postmodernism

Highlights the fallibility of truth

6

Theater (definition)

only two people needed, one person acts while another watches

7

Consumer Spending Trends

Natl Avg spent on entertainment = 5%

8

Joseph Campbell

3 types of rituals
Pleasure, Power, Duty

9

Elements of ritual

Seen in religion, performative, locations, objects used

10

5 functions of ritual

Convey knowledge
Didactic (to teach morals)
Influence/control events
Glorify
to entertain

11

Didaskalos

A teacher (playwrights/director)