Response to Three Sisters - Shelby Smith, B01046746 M rs....

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Shelby Smith, B01046746 Mrs. Cheryl Hall Theatre 100 February 9, 2011 Subjective Response To The Three Sisters The tale of The Three Sisters by playwright Anton Chekhov is one of subtle turns that left me constantly guessing at what might happen next. Both the theatrical elements of suspense and foreshadowing are found within this dynamic script, but it is the foreshadowing that caught my curiosity. From the very beginning of the script, I was given hints of what might come, but never completely directed to what the outcome would surely be. This sense of constant foreshadowing caught my attention at the play’s forefront and kept me reading intently throughout. I found the entire manuscript to be interesting, but there are a few moments that stand out in my mind as brilliant as stars. One such moment is when Natalia Ivanovna, henceforth called Natasha, is at first speaking with her husband Andrei Sergeyevich Prozorov, henceforth called Andrey, about their son Bobik. The
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dialogue shows us that the couple is standing together speaking about their son and Natasha is speaking about Bobik being cold. Natasha’s dialogue quickly hints about the possibility of Bobik being moved into another room. When I first read this dialogue, it seemed simple to me, but when I really thought about it, I believe this could be one of the best moments in the play.
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