Grounded - Part 1 Summary & Analysis

George Brant
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p. 5 - 17. In the cast description, the central character – The Pilot – is described in particular physical detail – height, weight, eyesight, body fat, athletic ability, academic ability. “She should have,” the final line suggests, “heightened situational awareness” (5). There is also a description of visual design, which offers the suggestion that “the design should be more abstract than literal, or perhaps transform the literal into abstract” (5). Under the heading of performance, the description comments that “the audience is The Pilot’s confidante, to varying degrees of familiarity, until perhaps the final pages” (5).

The Pilot begins her story (narrated in present tense) with a description of her feelings about her Air Force flight suit and about flying. Her language contains a reference to feeling at home and safe in “the blue” (5), meaning the sky. The word “blue” returns in her description of being at home on leave...

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