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8.) Discuss Big Daddy’s role, particularly in terms of his birthday party. How is his character presented?
it is not the wrong answer, but it is not specific enough to explain his alcoholism“mendacity” is no longer a monstrous crutch, it is now a word that explains ……the birthday is celebrated because he is a year older and closer to death, which means that they are closer to (hopefully) obtaining a piece of the real estatehe emerges thinking he is successful; however, the horrible truth is exposed by BrickBrick’s “I have stopped believing” irritates Big Daddy off as he was a person who built himself up by not believing, but hard work (maybe he was part of the hobo subculture)has to become cold and think skinned in order to functionimmanence – self contained systems and euphemizationBrick – “I will not kill myself nor will I look for resolutions because I lovedrinking” (a playful statement)9.) What is Brick’s attitude toward communication in the second act, and what reasons does he give Big Daddy for drinking (are the reasons convincing; e.g., “mendacity”)?