Three Tall Women Summary
Edward Albee

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Three Tall Women Summary

Critics have noted autobiographical elements in several of Albee' s plays, particularly Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1962) and A Delicate Balance (1966). By his own admission, however, Three Tall Women is Albee's most intentionally autobiographical work to date.

The protagonist of the play, a compelling woman of more than ninety years old, reflects on her life with a mixture of shame, pleasure, regret, and satisfaction. She recalls the fun of her childhood and her marriage...

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