The America Play, and Other Works Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Section 1, Essays

• The essay "Possession" begins with a definition of possession as "the holding or having of something of one's own."

• The author refers to a half-waking dream she had of a phrase that became the title of a play.

• Suzan-Lori Parks also discusses her process of writing and why she writes, referring specifically to what writing for the theatre means to her.
• In the collection of mini-essays entitled "Elements of Style," the author suggests that every playwright begin by asking why a story needs to be expressed in the form of a play, and comments that form defines content and vice versa, using her own identity as an illustration.

• Parks discusses her application of musical techniques, particularly those associated with jazz, to her work, the nature of time, and the value of words.

• Parks incorporates diagrams illustrating how some of her works function as mathematical equations, and...

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