Glengarry, Glen Ross Essay | Review of the Play Glengarry Glen Ross

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Review of the Play Glengarry Glen Ross

Summary: Glengarry Glen Ross, a play by David Mamet, takes place in a Chicago real estate office that employs four salesmen at various stages of their careers. More than anything else, the play is about talking and desperation. The salesmen are always trying to sell even in their normal conversations. And their desperation becomes apparent as a crime is investigated in the office and the downward spiral of a onetime sales wonder plays itself out.
Glengarry Glen Ross is a play about an office of real-estate salesmen in Chicago and an amazing day in their lives. It was written by the playwright David Mamet. The first thing that I had noticed about the play, Glengarry Glen Ross is that it is a play about talking. The characters talk in a way which is different than a lot of other plays that I have read. The conversations seems very fast and aggressive, the salesmen are always selling, even in their normal, everyday conversations. Before reading Mamet's original version of the play I had already viewed the film portrayal of the play. After reading it I found the written text to be even better then the on-screen version.

If Glengarry Glen Ross is about two things, it's about talking and desperation; it is a play about salesmen. It kind of...

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