Where does the word mime come from?

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Where does the word mime come from?

Silent Drama:

Pantomime is a dramatic art form that has millennia of history behind it and is found in cultures around the world. In this style, the performer (or ''mime'') acts out the drama in silence, using facial expressions and body motions.

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The word ''mime'' originally comes from the ancient Greek word mimos which roughly translates to ''imitator'' but was used to describe a specific kind...

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It might sound like a cruel prank to play on a street performer, but 'pantomime' has actually been a steady source of work for many artists. Read on to learn more about this popular amusement that has been entertaining audiences for millennia.


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