Sweet Bird of Youth - Sweet Bird of Youth By Tennessee...

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Sweet Bird of Youth By: Tennessee Williams Exposition- In St. Cloud, Florida, an aged diva; Alexandra, and her middle aged gigolo/car driver; Chance, are staying in a hotel. Scudder informs Chance that he will soon be marrying the girl Chance is in love with, and that Chance should leave town since her father and brother are angry with him. Inciting Incident- As Alexandra comes to from her drug stupor, she realizes that in her drugged state, Chance had her sign him under a Hollywood company she owns a share of. When she tells him the contract can be cancelled, he blackmails her with a recording of her talking about the drugs she’s smuggled into the US. Rising Action- Chance tells the princess about his past and he asks her to stage a phony talent contest in which him and his love; Heavenly, win and go to live together in Hollywood. Crisis- Heavenly’s father; Finly, is very angry that Chance has returned because Chance gave Heavenly an STD which led to her hysterectomy. After a showing of family disconcordance,
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