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    • ¡ Eh, Joe! By Samuel Beckett 1 st of March 2011 Nicole Orzechowski, Giuseppe Scardigno
    • Outline
      • Samuel Beckett and his works
      • 2. The theatre of the absurd
      • 3. Eh Joe
        • 3.1. General information
        • 3.2. Characters
        • 3.3. Summary
        • 3.4. Analysis
          • 3.4.1.Film shooting
            • Camera
            • Light
            • Sound
          • 3.4.2.The script as literary genre
            • Form of narration
            • Language
            • Focus on the 6 th advance
      • 4. Conclusion
    • 1. Samuel Beckett and his works
      • 1906-1983
      • Theatre of the Absurd
      • Most famous play:
      • Waiting for Godot
    • 2. The theatre of the absurd
      • Post-modernism
      • Definition: literary movement that refers to the absence of meaning
      • Absurdist playwrights : Samuel Beckett, Eugène Ionesco, Harold Pinter
      • Topics: life, death and isolation
    • 3. ¡ Eh, Joe! 3.1. General Information
      • Written in 1965
      • Reactions
      • Spanish version from 1985 by Alfredo Castellón
      • Different than the English version
    • 3.2. Characters
      • Joe
      • Female voice in off
      •  as if tape recording
    • 3.3. Summary
      • Synopsis
      • Features: psychology of individual
      • fixed situation
      • minimalism
      • stream of consciousness
    • 3.4.1. Film shooting Camera
      • Beginning: crane shot
      • Later: close up to extreme close up
      • Zoom: nine advances
    • Camera
      • “ As the camera, the viewer’s eye, contents itself with merely observing, viewers are liable to put their minds to work in a similar manner. In this way we come to identify, in the course of the play, both with Joe and, via the camera, with the voice; the growing intensity [...] of the visual close-up […] strengthens this tendency.” ( B& B , p.191, qtd. In A Student’s Guide to the Plays of Samuel Beckett , Beryl. S. And John Fletcher)
    • Lighting
      • Dark
      • Light hanging down from the ceiling
      • Yellow  feverish state
    • Sound
      • Silence
      • Female voice as if recorded on a tape
    •   3.4.2. Script as literary genre Form of narration
      • Stream of consciousness
      • Not logical
      • Not chronological
    • Language
      • Repetition
      • Rhetorical questions
      • Mixture of literary and colloquial language
      •  effects?
    • Focus on the 6 th avance
      • Key passage
      • Two different kinds of love: honest VS selfish
      • What is real love?
    • 4. Conclusion
      • Breaking with tradition
      • Discovery of reality
      • Awakening