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The time period from about 1650 to 1920 was ever changing in the world of drama Neo-classicism sprung up from Greek and Roman models in Europe during the Enlightenment Romanticism struck the Globe in the 1800s based on principles like emotion intuition and seeking God During and after the 1800s naturalism and realism began to play major roles in the area of drama Naturalists such as August Strindberg and realists such as Henrik Ibsen demonstrate an entirely different view of what drama is all about During the time period known universally as the Enlightenment an artistic movement came about in Europe that reflected in many ways the Greek and Roman tradition Ancient Greeks and Romans focused their art on harmony symmetry and balance while keeping an equal emphasis on logic and aesthetic During the enlightenment there was a major importance placed upon science reason and thought These human but multifaceted functions are displayed in many neo-classicism plays Plays such as Racines Phaedra clearly demonstrate the notion of common sense and the idea that if you have a problem or cause a problem you will be punished This play is very typical of the neo-classics because it is based on the ancient Greek play Hippolyths written by Euripidies in ancient Greece Hippolyths is very closely related to its modern version Phaedra All neo-classic era plays were in some way based on the French Academys rules for drama which involved a concrete moral no monologues and truth along with few other qualifications Most plays that possess some or all of these qualities are from the neo-classicism era After the 1700s a new way of thinking developed that didnt involve as much truth or structure Free flowing emotionally based romanticism paved the way for drama in the 19th century The 1800s were a time of innovation and industrial revolution In America thousands of people were migrating to cities to find work in large factories powered by new innovative
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