Fool For Love Essay

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DRAM 284-King Final Essay Cierra “CB” Cotton PID: 720209797 On my honor, I have neither given nor received unauthorized aid on this examination. Essay Prompt: Do you prefer social drama, family drama, or alternative drama? Give an example of the genre you prefer and explain why that genre has contributed so much to twentieth and twenty-first century culture. Of the various and abundant facets of theatrical productions and genres; one could assert that family drama has been a crucial catalyst to the growth and change of the social structure in…show more content…
It is quickly revealed, that in reality, her daily harpings and impossible expectations have severed her children’s trust and love for her. We know this because Tom retreats to the movies and Laura to her glass menagerie. This is exemplified in the last scene as follows. Amanda: (to Tom) where are you going? Tom: I’m going to the movies. Amanda: That’s right, now that you’ve had us make such fools of ourselves. The effort, the preparations, all the expense! The new floor lam, the rug, the clothes for Laura! All for what? To entertain some other girl’s fiancé! Go to the moves, go! Don’t think about us, a mother deserted, an unmarried sister, whose crippled and has no job! Don’t think about us, a mother deserted, an unmarried sister who’s crippled and has no job! Don’t let anything interfere with your selfish pleasure! Just go, go,
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