Seascape Essay

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In the following essay excerpt, Stenz provides an overview of Seascape.

Mutate or perish Let your tall drop off, change your spots, or maybe Just your point of view.

In an interview a few years ago Albee said, "When I write a play I'in interested in changing the way people look at themselves and the way they look at life. . . . The knowledge that you are going to die should present (an) intense awareness of life. People should be aware of all things at all times, they should experience the extremities of life, fu1fill themselves completely. Why does anyone want to go to sleep when the only thing left is to stay awake". In 1968 he started to think about writing two one-act plays, companion pieces called "Life" and "Death". The latter grew into the full-length drama, All Over "Life" became Seascape, a comic fable which lightly deals with...

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