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Class 7 Notes 22:02 Clicker Question At some point in Waiting for Godot, Pozzo becomes blind The key theme in Waiting for Godot is one should strive on no matter what. “Theatre of the Absurd” Samuel Beckett – 1906-1989 Waiting for Godot (1953) Vladimir Estragon Pozzo Lucky Idea of alienation from self, society, others American Modernism Arthur Miller (1915-2005) Death of a Salesman (1949) Common theme throughout his plays of family structures in conflict Critique of the “American Dream” Misplaced values and self-deception Arthur Miller thinks modern theatre is terrible Death of a Salesman (1949) Willy Loman Biff Loman Happy Loman Linda Loman Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) Texts
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The Glass Menagerie – 1944 A memory play A Streetcar Named Desire – 1947 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – 1955 “Southern Gothic” Set in the South or with Southern cultural influences Dramatic irony; strange, awkward events; hauntings
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2012 for the course THEA 104 taught by Professor Tague during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.

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