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Alexandra Duffell Lisa Brenner Theatre 15 April 30, 2008 Top Girls The structure of the play is highly chaotic and messy. This works with its contents and is parallel to many of the lives of the characters. The structure of the play is very crucial to portraying the significant themes of the show. One of the themes that the play deeply explored was feminism, and the structure of the play brings irony to such a dominant subject. The way the dialogue is created, as well as the chaotic sequence of the scenes just brings more weight to the message and underlying themes of female independence, success, and feminism as a whole.
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Unformatted text preview: The first scene is the most important in bringing light to the subject. Each character being a woman from a point in history helps give the audience the idea of the development of feminism and how it is slowly progressing through time and how women are taking it into their own hands to claim their right, as seen with Isabella, Marlene and the Pope. Where as we see female submission and ignorance to this submission by the more powerful characters, this is seen through the characters of Gret and the waitress....
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