GEOMETRICAL

PLAY FIGURES

"...we are dealing at present with poetic time, which might have its own inner laws. Let us simply suppose then that the time-track of a play could be represented as a curve.  We must ask next: what manner of curve?"

Excerpt from 'Finding and Constructing the Figure for a Shakespeare Play.' Read the complete article to identify and understand how Play-Figures may be constructed.

The Tempest

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Dashes and Spaces on the Great Circle and on the Act Circles each accurately represent one line.

The 10-line indicators based on the play line numbers.

Merchant of Venice

A Winter's Tale

Romeo and Juliet

Dashes and Spaces on the Great Circle and on the Act Circles each accurately represent one line.

The 10-line indicators based on the play line numbers.

Macbeth

Hamlet

Dashes and Spaces on the Great Circle and on the Act Circles each accurately represent one line.

The 10-line indicators based on the play line numbers.

King Lear

Cymbeline

Dashes and Spaces on the Great Circle and on the Act Circles each accurately represent one line.

The 10-line indicators based on the play line numbers.

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