Starting Point: Wife`s Behaviour = Odd! She still loves Husband! (still…
Starting Point: Wife`s Behaviour = Odd! She still loves Husband!
still shows a kind of wild passion for Husband
Wife's behaviour today: inacceptable!
Civilization of Emotions
But not as simple as that: In other character's passion"represented as inacceptable
Under which circumstances is passion acceptable,? When not?
What does this tell us about the EMP? What does it tell us about Domestic Plays?
"Passion" as emotion is only acceptable if it matches the social role expactation/does not break the contract
--> makes change of emotional set traceable; shows us how role beahiour was negotiated in literature, and the same with emotions
Questions: passion as class?--> Domestic Play = for middle class. Same with other classes?
For Bachelor maybe alright to show passion for midnight?
emotional set has changed
Theory behind that: History of Emotions
Where do I see "Passion"
What is passion?
In early modern period?
"Passion" defintiley was a topic in EMP, see Shakespeare or Hanbuch