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The Birthday Party Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topics

Analyze the nature of Meg and Petey's relationship in the play. What was the author trying to portray about their relationship? What is telling of their character by this portrayal?

Analyze the nature of Meg's desire for Stanley in the play. How does Stanley react to these advances? What does this behavior from Meg say about her character?

Discuss the symbolism of the wheelbarrow in the play. What might the author hope for it to foreshadow for the characters in the play?

Analyze the author's use of suspense in the play. What methods did he use to create a sense of suspense in the lives of these characters?

Discuss the nature of Goldberg and McCann's relationship in the play. What seems to be the rapport between the two men? What motivates their relationship?

Examine the role of tension in the play. In what way was the author able...

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