Alan Seymour Essay | "The One Day of a Year"

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"The One Day of a Year"

Summary: A review of the Alan Seymour play "The One Day of the Year," about a typical Australian family's reactions to the ANZAC Day celebration and conflict over it between the father Alf and the son Hughie. The review examines roles, mood, tension, and script and focuses on Act III, Scene 1, as it is the most important scene in the play.
"The One Day of the Year" play is written by Alan Seymour. This text explores a powerful portrait of many different responses centering on the ANZAC Day celebration which is exposed through a typical Australian family. However, it is also discusses each individuals emotions and morals which reflects to the celebration. All five characters are scripted in Act 3 scene one including the typical Australian family the Cook's: Alf, Dot and Hughie and also the two extra characters Wacka and Jan.

Act 3, Scene one is mainly focused on Alf's and Hughie's hostilities however, It commences with an contention that is based on the continuous distribution of beliefs. ANZAC Day was officially designated as a day to recognize the efforts of those who fought for Australia and New Zealand in Gallipoli, and to commemorate those who lost their lives fighting for our country in 1915. Alf the...

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