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Meghan Rees “Oleanna” Response “Oleanna” by David Mamet was an extremely dry and uninteresting story. The script was incredibly hard to read. At the beginning of the play, there were hardly any full sentances, and towards the middle and end, it was long paragraphs. I had no idea what was being discussed between John and Carol. Their conversation was very repetetive and didn’t seem to be about anything in particular. The script was very long and the characters kept talking in circles about the tenure committee, buying a new house, learning and appreciating education. It didn’t seem like the story was building up to a climax at all. The play begins by jumping right into a scene without any information given about the characters (other than age) or previous times. I believe the script would have been much more enjoyable to read if background was given and characters were thoroughly described so I could begin to paint a picture in my mind. Although I did not enjoy reading “Oleanna,” it is possible it would be more enjoyable seen as a live
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2012 for the course THE 191 taught by Professor Shaw during the Summer '08 term at Miami University.

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