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Form and Structure in "Abigail's Party"

Summary: Essay analyzes Mike Leigh's use of form and structure in "Abigail's Party."
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In `Abigail's Party' there is a gradual introduction of characters starting with Beverly, then Lawrence arrives shortly followed by the rest of the cast; Tony and Angela and then Sue. This allows each character to be fully introduced to the audience and portrays a natural party structure where people would arrive one at a time. There is an exertion during the play when Tony and Lawrence go to Abigail's party to check how things are going, although the audience doesn't actually see this it aids in the play's naturalism by showing that there is a world outside the immediate party onstage.

`Abigail's Party' builds to a very clear climax towards the end when Lawrence is having a heart attack and all of the characters are involved, there is lot's of noise and movement onstage, this makes a stark contrast to the rest of...

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