The Bald Soprano Discussion Questions

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Investigate the basic existential tenets of the French philosophers and writers Jean Paul Sartre and Albert Camus and their impact on Ionesco's absurdist drama.

Compare the dramatic techniques of an existential drama such as Sartre's No Exit or Camus's The Misunderstanding with those of The Bald Soprano.

Investigate the work of Alfred Jarry and the science of pataphysics, relating your discoveries to Ionesco's anti-plays.

Research the impact of Charlie Chaplin and other film comedians on the absurdists, including Ionesco.

Research surrealism as a movement in art and drama, noting its influence on Ionesco's The Bald Soprano.

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