Play Performance Worksheet 5

Play Performance Worksheet 5 - Michelle Walsh November 30,...

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Michelle Walsh November 30, 2009 Theater 100 Play Performance Worksheet Name of play: Dancing at Lughnasa Playwright: Brian Friel Date of performance: November 22, 2009 Genre: Drama Plot: 1. The play is told through a narrator, Michael Evans. Michael speaks of memories of summers in his aunts’ cottage when he was just a boy. The play is set in 1936 in Ireland. The majority of the play focuses on the three Mundy sisters: Chris, Rose, and Kate. Father Jack returns from missionary in Africa and needs assistance in more ways than one. The Mundy sisters are experiencing hardship in the time of harvest. As the summer goes on the family realizes the hardships that are to come. 2. I would say all of the Mundy sisters are the protagonists. 3. Economic strain seems to cause conflict and therefore can be considered the antagonist. 4. The Mundy sisters all want to participate in the harvest festival and find men. However Kate’s strong Catholic faith does not agree with the pagan things that
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2011 for the course THEATER 100 taught by Professor Miltonzoth during the Fall '09 term at Saint Louis.

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