Plays as Film YOUR _

Playsas Film YOUR _

DramaticWorksheet

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  1. State and explain the premise of the play?

A: The premise is that onlySalieri known the truth. Salieri is too reeled in depression toappreciate life but is likewise enough of a scoundrel with greatpublicity that towards the end, only he surely knows the degree ofhis bastardy. Simply put, it functions on the concept that documentedhistory varies since it has been cheated.

  1. Describe the exposition.

A: Amadeus is bounded in anexternal narrative setting wherein Salieri is the facilitator betweenbefore and now, replication and action. Mozart`s life including hisearly death is stated in retrospective. Salieri recalls his storyopenly to the spectators. Amadeus is moving the audience toward thepeak act of cutting his throat. Salieri also communicates with thepriest. The events that resulted to Salieri`s choice to abolishMozart are shortened, and the time in which his madness grows isextended. The last scene is focused on Salieri creating an absolutionabout the mediocrities present in the world.

  1. What is the inciting incident? Give the exact line or action.

A: The inciting incident waswhen Amadeus mocked Salieri`s music. Mozart said, “I actually threwthe score on the fire, he made me so angry.” To this Salieriquestions, “You burned the score?” Mozart replied, “No, no. Mywife took it out in time.”

  1. Why is this the inciting incident?

A: This line is when Salierirealized that Mozart was not interested in his music. Because ofthis, Salieri developed dislike towards Mozart that he even wishedfor his death.

  1. Describe the events of the rising action.

A: The rising action is whenSalieri decides to test God by terminating Amadeus. This is evidentin the line “His funeral… his coffin… and then, in thatsilence, music! A divine music bursts out over them all. A great massof death… And God is forced to listen! Powerless, powerless to stopit! I, for once in the end, laughing at him.”

  1. What is the climax? Give the exact line or action.

A: Amadeus begins to think hisfather has been resurrected to torment him. The play transformedMozart’s father from an apparition to a tyrant. On his deathbed,Mozart dictated to Salieri his Requiem.

  1. Why is this the climax?

A: This was the point of manyrealizations revelations. Salieri realized how guilty he was, howjealous, and how admiring he was to Mozart’s talent.

  1. Describe the events of the falling action.

A: The falling action was whenSalieri was trying to help out Mozart in accomplishing the requiem.In this scene, Mozart was already dying but Salieri was also in themidst of fully accepting Mozart as the greatest musician to have everlived. It was revealed that Salieri’s father influenced him todevelop dislike towards Mozart.

  1. Describe the denouement/resolution.

A: This essentially transpiresat the start of the play when attempted tries to kill himself sincehe cannot bear the thought of killing Amadeus Mozart.

  1. If you were to adapt this play to a film (or vice versa for lesson 11) what would you change or do differently and WHY?

A: There is nothing I wouldchange in the whole scenes. Perhaps, I will just add music to makethe scenes more lively and captivating.

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