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A Delicate Balance: A Play Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Describe the overall setting for the play. Why does Albee use the setting he does? What is the time period of the story? How important is the time period to the attitudes and issues of the characters?

Explain the role of married women in the 1960s when the women in the novel are living their married lives. What precedents do they feel compelled to follow? What restrictions do the have? What freedoms did they have that twenty-first century women do not have?

Escape from reality is an important theme in the story. Cite at least three examples of how the characters attempt to escape from reality.

Alcohol takes on an almost human persona in this story. What is this literary technique called? Cite examples that support this position.

There is much symbolism in this story regarding Julia's bedroom. What does the room symbolize for Julia? What does it...

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