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Methods > Estrangement effect
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229Estrangement effect  
BROADER CONCEPT
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ENTRY TERMS
  • Alienation effect
SCOPE NOTE
  • Method of taking distance from the represented reality. It comprises techniques that abolish illusion and reveal the stratagem of the dramatic construction or the characters. In Epic Theatre that aimed at altering the attitude of the spectator and activating his perception, distanciation marks the shift from the field of aesthetics to the ideological responsibility of the work of art.
SOURCE
  • Brecht 1993
  • Thomson&Sacks 2007
CONTRIBUTOR
  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)
CREATOR
  • Goulis Helen (AA)
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