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An Inspector Calls - Literary Context

An Inspector Calls - Literary Context

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An Inspector Calls - Literary Context
An Inspector Calls - Literary Context

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Published by: Donoghue on Mar 18, 2008
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AN INSPECTOR CALLS
Literary Context
 
Objectives
 To know the meaning of mystery play,morality play and everyman
 To understand the links between AnInspector Calls and other texts
 To complete set tasks
 
Mystery Plays
Mystery plays
are among the earliestformally developed plays inmedieval Europe. Their origin is obscure, but themost common theory is that theydeveloped from the representation of Biblestories inchurchesastableauxwith accompanying song. These simplestructures were developed with
,verbal embellishment of the liturgical text,and became more elaborate. As theseliturgical plays became more popular,vernacular analogues began to develop astraveling companies of players and civictheatrical productions became morecommon in the late Middle Ages.

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