VIRGINA_WOOLF

VIRGINA_WOOLF - WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINA WOOLF? PLAY BY...

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WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINA WOOLF? PLAY BY EDWARD ALBEE MOVIE DIRECTED BY MIKE NICHOLS FIVE ACADEMY AWARDS (1966) STARRING: ELIZABETH TAYLOR (MARTHA) BEST ACTRESS RICHARD BURTON (GEORGE) SANDY DENNIS (HONEY) BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS GEORGE SEGAL (NICK) REPRESENTATIVE OR QUINTESSENTIAL CHARACTERS: GEORGE AND MARTHA WASHINGTON? TYPICAL WARRING COUPLE? REPRESENTATIVE OF MILLIONS OF COUPLES? SERIOUS DRAMA? MELODRAMA? TRAGEDY? Big Question: WHAT REALLY HAPPENS AT THE END OF THE PLAY? 1. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf shocked the 1960s audiences because it: a. had scenes of explicit sex b. it exploded the myth of the happily married couple so prevalent in film and TV of the 1950s and 60s c. had characters doing an excessive amount of drinking d. was confusing and difficult to follow 2. George and Martha in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf are usually classified as a. extraordinary characters b. stereotypical characters c. symbolic characters d. quintessential characters 3.
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course THE 26.209 taught by Professor Krupp during the Spring '05 term at Bloomsburg.

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