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Observe the elements that Shakespeare plays have in common with the mystery plays,...
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One common element could be the use of dramatic suspense, when the audience knows something that the characters do not. Shakespeare used this frequently to build suspense, like in Hamlet, when the audience knows that Polonius is hiding behind the curtain, eavesdropping on the Queen and Hamlet's conversation.
Posted by lentzk on July 26, 2012 at 5:05 AM (Answer #2)
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