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Burn This Themes

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Themes

Art

Three of the characters in Burn This have artistic careers. Anna has been a dancer, and as the play begins, she is trying to draw upon her experience as a dancer in a new career as a choreographer. Anna uses art as the creative outlet of her emotions and experiences. The new dance she creates in the last act is based on her relationship with Pale. For Burton, art leads to financial reward; he is not willing to take risks for art. He uses his experiences and the environment around him to create screenplays, but Burton's attachment to his art is less personal than Anna's. He easily sells his work and dismisses his creative attachment to it once the sale is completed. Larry is a graphic artist for an advertising firm. He acknowledges that he sells his creative talents and that the intended purpose of his art is...

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