DRAM 155 _ final _angelsinamerica

DRAM 155 _ final _angelsinamerica - A Gay Fantasia On...

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

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
A Gay Fantasia On National Themes Gay relationships are going to be present Fantasia – freeranging and not limited, artistic, wider application Wilson’s Dramaturgy: American Realism Poetic realism Explores American structures of class, gender, economics Interrogates race Merges personal and political Characters reconceive themselves through moral choices Focus: personal renewal through social action Promise of self determination. There is hope of positive change. (except for Troy) American Drama 3 A Streetcar Named Desire [A Raisin in the Sun] Fences Angels in America o Contains a lot of humor – such like Oscar Wilde o Challenges – absurdist o Questioning about where America is going o Its not an up to date play like Streetcar Named Desire o Society that is fractured and fragmented o Hard to identify mainstream American culture o Sub cultural groups stay with their own groups Roy thinks that is definite social hierarchy
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.

Page1 / 3

DRAM 155 _ final _angelsinamerica - A Gay Fantasia On...

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