Convention vs Antiplay - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between convention and antiplay

is that convention is a meeting or gathering while antiplay is a play (dramatical production) that deliberately avoids the typical conventions of the play, such as a coherent plot and resolution.

convention

Noun

(en noun)
  • A meeting or gathering.
  • The convention was held in Geneva.
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  • A formal deliberative assembly of mandated delegates
  • ''The EU installed an inter-institutional Convention to draft a European constitution
  • The convening of a formal meeting
  • A formal agreement, contract or pact
  • (international law) A treaty or supplement to such.
  • ''The Vienna convention at the Vienna Congress (1814-15) standardized most of diplomatic conduct for generations
  • A generally accepted principle, method or behaviour.
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  • In order to account for this, we might propose to make the Prepositional Phrase an optional constituent of the Verb Phrase: this we could do by re-
    placing rule (28) (ii) by rule (40) below:
    (40)      VP → V AP (PP)
    (Note that a constituent in parentheses is, by convention , taken to be
    optional.)
    ''Table seatings are generally determined by tacit convention , not binding formal protocol
    The convention of driving on the right is reinforced by law.

    Derived terms

    * by convention * coding conventions * conventional, conventionally * conventionalize * conventioneer * convention centre, convention center * naming convention * pictorial convention * trade convention

    antiplay

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A play (dramatical production) that deliberately avoids the typical conventions of the play, such as a coherent plot and resolution.
  • Samuel Beckett wrote several absurdist antiplays .

    See also

    * antinovel