Final Seasons and Classical Drama

In ancient Greece everything was easy: A drama consisted of 3 acts.

According to Greek philosopher Aristotle a drama was supposed to have three acts. This was a strict rule and nobody dared to break it. The protasis was used to introduce the characters and the basic plot problem; the epitasis served to increase tension and to highlight the often ethical problems of the hero; the catastrophe lead to the final resolution of the problem.

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10 Things a Sitcom Fan Should Do Before He Dies

There is a lot of information out there on how to live your life: 100 places to see before you die, 100 books to read before you die, 100 things to eat before you die etc.

May I present:

10 Things a Sitcom Fan Should Do Before He Dies

1) Talk to your friends about your new love interest calling him “Mr. Big” (girls only!)

2) Try to hit on a girl/boy telling them you are a celebrity called “Lorenzo/a Van Matterhorn”

3) Order a lot of Indian Food and play Halo with your friends

4) Have a boyfriend bonfire*

5) Suit up!

6) Tell friends that you’d go on holiday while staying at a local hotel to chill out

7) Spontaneously start singing on a formal occasion

8) Keep using female names on a male pain-in-the-ass colleague

9) Get a psychiatrist

10) Get a newspaper delivered to you on the name of “Miss Chanendela Bong”

 

 

And now: 5 Things a Sitcom Fan Should Never (No Really… Never) Do!

1) Do not share food!

2) Do not let Mr. or Miss Right get on that plane to Paris!

3) Do not go to a spray tan salon and count to 10 mississippily

4) Do not go to a karaoke bar and sing “I will always love you” in the presence of Mr. or Miss Right

5) Do not say the wrong name on your wedding!

 

If you can think of any more things to do or not to then, share them with me in the comments!

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* A boyfriend bonfire is when you celebrate lighting all the memoranda of a lost love on fire. While this is now a fairly common feature in pop culture, our respect needs to go out to Miss Jane Austen, who had her character Harriet (in Emma) burn everything that reminded her of Mr. Elton.