By (Mythological character) Antigone; Sophocles.; Taylor, Don; (Mythological character) Antigone
The tale of 1 sister's loyalty to either her brothers, despite their acts or opposing political views, 'Antigone' is likely one of the such a lot continuously well known performs within the background of drama. This translation, via Don Taylor, used to be commissioned by way of the BBC, and used to be first broadcast in autumn, 1986.
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Bernarda Alba is a widow, and her 5 daughters are incarcerated in mourning with her. one after the other they make a bid for freedom, with tragic results. Lorca's story depicts the repression of ladies inside Catholic Spain within the years earlier than the conflict. Edited with helpful pupil notes - a needs to for college students of Spanish drama.
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The play as tragedy
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LA CASA DE BERNARDA ALBA - the home OF BERNARDA ALBA
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Wikipedia says "The residence of Bernarda Alba (Spanish: l. a. casa de Bernarda Alba) is a play by means of the Spanish dramatist Federico García Lorca. Commentators have usually grouped it with Blood marriage ceremony and Yerma as a "rural trilogy". Lorca didn't comprise it in his plan for a "trilogy of the Spanish earth" (which remained unfinished on the time of his murder). 
Lorca defined the play in its subtitle as a drama of girls within the villages of Spain. the home of Bernarda Alba was once Lorca's final play, accomplished on 19 June 1936, months sooner than the author's homicide by way of the Nationalists (fascists) through the Spanish Civil conflict. The play was once first played in 1945. The play facilities at the occasions of a home in Andalusia in the course of a interval of mourning, during which Bernarda Alba (aged 60) wields overall keep watch over over her 5 daughters Angustias (39 years old), Magdalena (30), Amelia (27), Martirio, (24), and Adela (20). The housekeeper (La Poncia) and Bernarda's aged mom (María Josefa) additionally reside there.
The planned exclusion of any male personality from the motion is helping building up the excessive point of sexual rigidity that's current during the play. Pepe "el Romano", the affection curiosity of Bernarda's daughters and suitor of Angustias, by no means seems to be on degree. The play explores subject matters of repression, ardour, and conformity, and inspects the results of guys upon ladies. "
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The gods, who sent it, Have navigated us into calmer waters now. I have chosen to summon this assembly Because I know I can trust you. Your predecessors Were loyal and reliable in King Laius’ time, And when King Oedipus, in his exceptional wisdom, Restored the fortunes of this city. When tragedy struck him, and his rule was ended, Your loyalty to the blood royal Was never questioned, and you supported his sons: Till they too were brought down, In a single day, incestuously murdered, Antigone Each brother shedding a brother’s blood.
That’s my policy: A policy of service to the Commonwealth. And in pursuance of that policy, I have issued an official State decree Concerning the sons of Oedipus. Eteocles, who died fighting for his country, And with exceptional bravery, we shall bury him With all the honours and funeral ceremonies Customary for a man who died a hero. The other, the outcast, the exile – His brother Polynices, who returned here At the head of a foreign army, to destroy His homeland, to burn down the city And reduce the people to a condition of slavery, Or kill them in the streets – I have ordered 11 12 Antigone That he is to have no grave at all.
For god’s sake, Antigone, will you not allow me Even to share my death with my sister? antigone. No. I won’t. You chose to live When I chose to die: and that’s the end of it. ismene. But I wasn’t afraid to speak! I warned you That this would happen. I knew how it would be! antigone. And most, the majority, would agree with you. But some would be of my opinion. ismene. But we’re both in the wrong, and both condemned! antigone. No, you must live. I have been dead For a long time, inwardly. I am well suited To pay honour to the dead, and die for it.
Antigone by (Mythological character) Antigone; Sophocles.; Taylor, Don; (Mythological character) Antigone