"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" ( Edward Albee ) Essay by The Research Group

"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" ( Edward Albee )
Analyzes film (made from play) & the four characters' relationships, based on communications theory.
# 13775 | 1,800 words | 6 sources | 1999 | US
Published on Feb 20, 2003 in Drama and Theater (American) , Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.)


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"The film of Edward Albee's play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? delves into the lives of four people who meet one night for a drink in a college town, one couple older and more experienced, the other younger and new to the academic world; in truth, they meet for a night of psychodrama approaching outright psychological torture. The older couple has clearly performed this ritual many times before, and over the course of the night, while they pass through a series of stages leading form one interpersonal position to another, they cannot be said to be changed by the experience. After all, as noted, they have tortured one another like this before and will do so again. On this night, Martha may give away more secrets or take the drama in a different direction, but still the couple has done this before. The younger couple, on the other hand, experience.."

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