The site La Commedia dell’Arte (www.delpiano.com/carnival/html/commedia.html (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.) contains a wealth of information on the commedia form. On the left, you will find character descriptions, masks and pictures of the major characters. Select 4 characters and compare the characters in the commedia to current film and theatre. For each archetype, think of an example from our contemporary culture.