alienation

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Synonyms for alienation

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the act of estranging or the condition of being estranged

serious mental illness or disorder impairing a person's capacity to function normally and safely

a making over of legal ownership or title

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the feeling of being alienated from other people

separation resulting from hostility

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(law) the voluntary and absolute transfer of title and possession of real property from one person to another

the action of alienating

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In addition to multiple role casting, another epic theatre device being employed as a way of creating Alienation Effect is direct address to the audience from the characters, that is, the performers' becoming the narrator throughout the play by either stepping out of their roles or in their roles.
Savage suggests that citation is the ideal alienation effect at this historical juncture, for it alerts the audience to the ruptures of tradition and, in its technical legal sense (i.
Accelerated release of detainees can reduce this alienation effect and meet political demands to free Iraqis, but it also risks having them rejoin the insurgency and could jeopardize fragile security gains.
It's not the alienation effect of agitpop or even a protest, but a deeper existential ambivalence about the state of the world, as if to ask, Is it even worth saving?
But I also remember the director explaining the rudiments of the alienation effect and how Brecht used foreign China as a symbol for native Germany.