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Applying Context – AO3Applying Context – AO3Literary context *Southern gothic *tragedy – domestic tragedy *melodrama *Hart Crane – epigraph *Parelles with Cat on Hot Tin Roof Historical context *Post war America *civial war and the south *racial tensions Cultural context… Continue Reading
Watch the trailer for this recent production by the National Theatre. What interesting choices and interpretations has the director made?
Critics of Scott Fitzgerald lend to agree that The Great Gatsby is somehow a commentary on that elusive phrase, the American dream. The assumption seems to be that Fitzgerald approved. On the contrary, it can be shown that The Great… Continue Reading
F Scott Fitzgerald’s novel set amid the riotous frivolity of the jazz age defines the American psyche, says author Jay McInerney http://www.theguardian.com/books/2012/jun/10/great-gatsby-fitzgerald-jay-mcinerney
Gillian Anderson resumes her role as Blanche DuBois in a prequel to Tennessee Williams’s ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’, inspired by the Young Vic theatre’s acclaimed production in 2014. How is Blanche represented in this short film? What elements of the… Continue Reading
AO5: Critical Interpretations ‘Some may consider it a character study for hail it for its realistic themes…all I can see it as is a heartfelt, all be it unexpected, tragedy.’