Research Paper On Sarah Ruhl

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Sarah Ruhl is well known for her existential writing style, with many of her plays consisting of uncommon, and often unrealistic, circumstances that wander into the realms of vivid imagery, myth, and realized metaphors. Her characters are faced with the battle of finding themselves in an unstable and abstract world, struggling to discover their place as the foundations of their lives are shifted under their feet. This paper pursues to address the question: How does one find realistic and beneficial meaning for today’s world behind the messages written into Ruhl’s whimsical approach to life through her plot structure? To answer this I will examine the dramatic structure within the plays Melancholy Play, Eurydice, and Passion Play. I chose
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