Martyna Majok Writing Styles in Cost of Living (play)

Martyna Majok
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Point of View

The first point to note about this piece is that it is a play, which means that there is not what is usually described as point of view. There is no, for example, sense of first or third person narration, no sense of past or present tense – it is true that scenes take place in both the present and the past, but the story is not told from those perspectives … rather, it unfolds in those time frames.

If there is a central point of view by which the play and its story can / should be considered, it is that of the audience. As with every play, the point is to show the audience a story, and communicate that story through dialogue, physical action, and visual representations. It is all about what the audience sees, hears, and comes to understand. In the case of this particular...

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