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  • One key is that she made the carnivalesque atmosphere of fair that begins the play extend throughout the entire action.
  • This new work is about the unruly, carnivalesque even grotesque body, which refuses to be ignored.
  • Christianity, with its parody of a Messiah and carnivalesque reversals of rich and poor, shatters the classical equipoise between high and low.
  • The rules of quotidian face-to-face life are suspended or even inverted in a carnivalesque of norms.
  • Pagliacci was the more visual treat, although its carnivalesque qualities do give it an advantage when it comes to more overtly theatrical staging.

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