Objective: Right away, Max's character is shown to be a man of complex emotions. He notes that one has to be tough to survive in show business, but, while Max does display ruthlessness and toughness, he exhibits sensitivity and despair just as easily. These extremes in emotions make for a much more interesting and sympathetic character than would a one-note character. Even more telling, great care is taken to describe him within the stage directions. All of these are clues about Max's character and his current position in life, all of which can help clue the viewer and reader into his general state of being. Even though this is a stage show and many different men have played and will play Max over the years, the general state of Max's being is very important. Overall, this lesson will deal with the truly complicated character that is Max...
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