The Bald Soprano Reflection

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The Bald Soprano Reflection The theme of The Bald Soprano refers to the concept of human communication. In the play, there are many things that lead me to believe that while everyone is talking, no one is really listening. Instead, they are all so caught up and twisted in themselves. There is complete chaos between the characters which leads them to very dysfunctional relationships to result in a breakdown of human communication. The main conflict in the play refers to the inability of everybody to be able to communicate with each other. Not being able to communicate creates a very absurd and meaningless style of drama. I personally didn’t find this play to be humorous what so ever. This play can almost fit into the category of a parody because of its absurd characters who unsuccessfully communicate their ideas to one another. I believe the author created this play to be a tragic comedy. This was a successful production of The Bald Soprano because it represented the characters accurately and kept the audience’s attention throughout. The Fire Chief arrives at the Smith’s house unexpectedly. Before the chief’s arrival, the doorbell rings several times while Mrs. Smith checks to see who it is, no one
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course THEA 110 taught by Professor Roe during the Spring '08 term at Western Illinois University.

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