Unformatted text preview: "Atsumori": 1. Why is Atsumori still a wandering spirit and has not passed on to his next life? "The Damask Drum": 1. The loving elderly man comes back as a demon spirit after he dies and torments the one he loved again. With the idea of Buddhist impermanence, why then does a spirit's love continue to torment someone after death? 2. What was/were a connecting theme(s) between the three plays for this reading (Sotoba Komachi; Atsumi; The Damask Drum)? What were some obvious differences?...
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- Spring '08
- Buddhism, Reincarnation, Sotoba Komachi, Damask Drum