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True Grit

Advantages: Good parts for all three actors
Disadvantages: Can be a bit long winded at times

So many female actors complain that there are no good parts for them to play. Well, ladies, look no further than Paulina from Ariel Dorfman's "Death And The Maiden". Set in an unspecified South American counrty after the fall of a dictatorship, two peo ...

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Death and the Maiden

Advantages: Dark, powerful, stunning
Disadvantages: Not suitable for the kids!

Dorfman's Death and the Maiden deals with the aftermath of the Chilean revolution. A three hander, it tells the story of a couple trying to return to normality after their experiences in the war. One day a visitor comes to the house... he turns out to be ...

Rosebud1985 13.07.2005 · Read full review
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The Ultimate choice

Advantages: Engaging story, powerful moral dilemma
Disadvantages: helps to know a little about Chile's history before reading this.

This is a play set in Chile after the removel on General Pinochet, the play centres around 3 main characters. Paulina who was tortured during the dictatorship and is still unable to move on with her life. Her husband Gerardo who has been chosen to lead t ...

Rozzie23 19.12.2003 · Read full review
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Death of a Salesman- Miller's most famous play

Advantages: Intelligent literary play with scope for plenty of analysis
Disadvantages: Won't appeal to everyone

Death of a Salesman is a play, written by the late, highly respected Arthur Miller. Miller was not a prolific playwright, and Death of a Salesman is one of his few but most famous works. The genre of the play is essentially a tragedy although not in th ...

madchillie 18.02.2007 · Read full review
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Society's Flaw

Advantages: brilliantly written, extremely moving
Disadvantages: an intense read

‘Death of a Salesman’ was written by the playwright Arthur Miller in 1949. Although it is considered an American Classic, I had never really heard of it myself until I bought it. I only even bought it because the last time I was in New York I was trying t ...

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