“AT THE BEGINNING AND AT THE END OF TIMES” BY PAVLO ARIE: INTERMEDIATIVE ASPECT OF COMPREHENSION
Ключові слова:chronotope, zone, paratextuality, scene, image, detail
The article, based on the play «At the Beginning and At the End of Times» by the contemporary Ukrainian playwright Pavlo Arie and the performance of Lviv Lesia Ukrainka Academic Drama Theatку, directed by Oleksiy Kravchuk, ascertains the expedience to use an intermedial approach to find out the features of architectonics, genre originality, the role of the title, dedication, remarks, chronotope in the literary and stage modelling of the heroes, reflection of the general concept of works, visualization of the ideological and thematic direction. It studied the significance of remarks, details, scenery, music and video for disclosing the conflict of work, reflecting the character and the mental state of heroes. Vertical-horizontal coordinates of the material and spiritual life of the characters are described and analysed. The semantic content of the work, the author’s and director’s accents are oriented not only to the person, but also to the culture that is perished. The play heroes are in difficult situations of choice, searching for themselves, rethinking values. Working on the images and problems, P. Arie, O. Kravchuk skilfully conveyed the volatility of mood, a complex body of hero experiences, appealing to the audience’s feelings. With the help of music, details, colours, sounds, emotions, facial expressions, movements the director, artist and actors emphasize the characters at all levels of stage realization.
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