Agosto by Tracy Letts

By Tracy Letts

El retrato de una familia disfuncional de l. a. América profunda en su peor momentoIngenio, acidez, ironía, tragedia y mucho humor negroTras los angeles desaparición del patriarca de los Weston una calurosa noche de de verano, el extended family se ve obligado a reunirse en l. a. casa general de Pawhuska, Ocklahoma, donde sentimientos reprimidos du rante años estallan en un torrente de emociones. Todos estarán bajo los angeles influencia de Violet, una mujer que cuando no está absolutamente drogada por las píldoras, suelta veneno por los angeles boca; se enfrentarán con su pasado y su presente, entre secretos y verdades a medias.Premio Pulitzer de Teatro 2008, l. a. adaptación cinematográfica de l. a. novela está protagonizada por Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep y Ewan McGregor.

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Soames also sums up life—both its wonderful and awful qualities. In contrast to Mrs. Soames’ idealism is the negative view of Simon Stimson, who committed suicide because of his alcoholism. Apparently, Wilder chooses to abstain from moralizing on the type of life which Mr. Stimson lived or the reasons that he takes issue with Mrs. Soames’ blatant rhapsodizing. Wilder emphasizes that the dead form a unique family, free from the toil, struggle, and conflict that plagues life. ” Even though the dead sit quietly without moving, Our Town 31 they exude a sense of freedom through their voices and their serenity.

Thornton Wilder: The Bright and the Dark. Twentieth-Century American Writers Series. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1972. LEWIS, ALLAN. American Plays and Playwrights of the Contemporary Theatre. Revised Edition. , 1970. PAPAJEWSKI, HELMUT. Thornton Wilder. Trans. By John Conway. , 1965. STRESAU, HERMANN. Thornton Wilder. , 1971.

Consequently, one of Wilder’s purposes is to present events of temporary importance against the perspective of eternity. Act I dwells on the commonplace. It emphasizes dawn, birth, and the beginning of a young love that will develop into marriage in the second act. All of the scenes in Act I depict some trivial, predictable activity. Later, the full significance of these minor details becomes clear. As Wilder points out, most people live the first act of their lives without relishing the pricelessness of inconsequential encounters, such as greeting townspeople, getting an education, or eating breakfast with family members.

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