Good Person Response

Good Person Response - Means 1 Andrew M Means TPS 1107 Garziano 19 April 2011 Good Person of Szechwan response A a Sarah Gosiers portrayal of both

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Andrew M. Means TPS 1107 Garziano 19 April 2011 Good Person of Szechwan response A. a. Sarah Gosier’s portrayal of both Shen Te and Shui Ta accomplishes the dual task of empathizing and commenting on her own characters in a variety of ways. While portraying both characters, Gosier constantly makes powerful connections with the audience that sometimes includes a reflection on what action her character has just taken in the play, or other times a question or idea that should come to mind while watching the play. Gosier empathizes with her character by addressing the audience and making the faces, and giving responses that an outside person would give if watching the predicaments that her characters Shen Te/Shui Ta endure. b. One example of how Gosier invites her to empathize with her character is when she first becomes Shui Ta and has to address all of Shen Te’s issues. By doing so the audience understands that Shen Te’s situation has become so helpless that she must become someone else to appropriately handle her life. Another example would be when Gosier becomes pregnant and goes the extra mile to be Shui Ta for as long as possible to make sure that Shen Te does not have to live and remain in poverty and continue to be the pushover. c.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 06/16/2011 for the course TPS 1107 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Kennesaw.

Page1 / 3

Good Person Response - Means 1 Andrew M Means TPS 1107 Garziano 19 April 2011 Good Person of Szechwan response A a Sarah Gosiers portrayal of both

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online