You are going to read the following articles. You will then use these articles (and any additional articles of your choosing) to write a 4-6 page paper.
Your paper should be on “How Theatre Teaches Empathy and Provides Catharsis.”
You may use each of these articles for sources as well as any other sources you like.
What is Empathy: https://lifehacker.com/how-theatre-taught-me-empathy-1823885305 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
and read this second article as well: http://howlround.com/the-play-s-the-thing-is-theatre-our-ideal-empathy-workout (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
What is Catharsis? Originating from ancient Greece, the word “catharsis” refers to the emotional outpouring of a character. Often, when a character in a tragedy realizes his/her flaws or downfall, a cathartic speech is delivered.
Read this article: http://primal-page.com/cathar.htm (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Your paper may be in MLA or APA format. It is important that is is grammatically correct so that I may read it fluidly.