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Poplavskiy V. R. The Typology of Shakespeare’s Characters and the Problem of the Scenic Temperament
(Moscow University for the Humanities)
Abstract ◊ The article addresses the question of a correlation between behavioral motives of Shakespearean principal tragic heroes and psychological typology based on temperament dominating traits. The structure of a dramatic conflict in Shakespearean tragedies is determined by a type of psychological interaction between characters.
Keywords: W. Shakespeare, psychological types, dramatic nature, conflict, temperament, neuroticism, extroversion, introversion.
Poplavskiy Vitaliy Romanovich, associate professor of the Culture and Art Department at Moscow University for the Humanities, director of the theater-studio “Horizon” at the Moscow City House of Teachers. Tel.: +7 (499) 374-61-81. E-mail:
Citation: Poplavskii V. R. Tipologiia shekspirovskikh personazhei i problema stsenicheskogo temperamenta [The Typology of Shakespeare’s Characters and the Problem of the Scenic Temperament]. Znanie. Ponimanie. Umenie. 2013. No. 4. S. 145–150.
Submission date: 5.05.2013.
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