TDGE 1 Paper - 1 Lee Jane Lee Professor Salovey TDGE 1,...

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1 Lee Jane Lee Professor Salovey TDGE 1, Section A04 23 October 2009 Creditors Analysis August Strindberg’s Creditors revolves around three central characters named Tekla, Adolf, and Gustav. It is shown in a Proscenium theatre with one set that does not change throughout the play. Because of this, the characters do not have breaks in their dialogues. They, therefore, keep the rhythm and fluidity focused on the lines that portray a wide range of emotions. During Adolf and Gustav’s conversation about Tekla, there are moments when neither of them says anything, but there are also moments when they express themselves with exaggerated movements and rising voice levels. These techniques dramatize the situation because they act as a metaphor for Adolf and Tekla’s unsteady marriage. When Tekla returns and speaks with her husband, one can understand why Adolf feels insecure about her fidelity and whereabouts. Tekla’s nonchalance portrays her pride in her ability to flirt with younger men, which, she
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