Megan Terry | Critical Essay by Judith Babnich

This literature criticism consists of approximately 16 pages of analysis & critique of Megan Terry.
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SOURCE: “Megan Terry and Family Talk,” in The Centennial Review, Vol. XXXII, No. 3, Summer, 1988, pp. 296-311.

In the following essay, Babnich provides an in-depth discussion of Terry's Family Talk, including an interview with the author.

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For the last ten years Megan Terry, playwright in residence at the Omaha Magic Theatre since 1974, has been writing plays focused on themes of particular interest to the American family. Her newest musical comedy, Family Talk, is the fourth in a series of plays tackling the problems of domestic life. Common to all these plays is Terry's concern of “how are we going to get closer to one another and get a feeling of forward momentum as a family?”1 Terry believes the actual process of being an effective family has been in deep trouble for a long time and she hopes...

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