The Man Who Turned Into a Stick Discussion Questions

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Abe stages his play The Man Who Turned into a Stick as a series of three one-act plays. Read the other two plays (The Suitcase and The Cliff of Time) and write an analysis of how these plays fit together. Do you find a common theme? Do the plays reflect the subtitled themes of birth, process, and death? In reading the plays together, does it give you a better grasp of what Abe was doing in The Man Who Turned into a Stick?

At the end of his play, Abe has the Man from Hell character turn to the audience and state that he sees a forest of sticks out there. If you were sitting in the audience, how would you respond? Write a letter to Abe stating how you interpret this accusation. How does it make you feel? Do you agree with the assessment? Does...

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