Sexual Perversity in Chicago and the Duck Variations: Two Plays Topics for Discussion

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What causes Bernard Litko and Joan Webber to be so hostile and angry to everyone they encounter? Compare and contrast the characters.

Danny Shapiro seems to be an average guy, although he often exhibits passive aggressive behavior. Discuss Shapiro's method of handling conflict.

Examine the arguments between Deborah and Danny Shapiro. The arguments are obviously not about shampoo and pantyhose. What is the couple really arguing about? Why the fa├žade?

Why do Litko and Joan tend to blame other people for their unhappiness? Is the anger a defense mechanism? Do these characters feel that happiness is attainable? Explain.

Joan caught two small children playing doctor at school. Discuss how Joan handled the situation. Were Joan's actions appropriate? Explain.

Ducks, like most animals, grow up very quickly. Discuss the maturation of ducks compared to the maturation of humans.

Conservation and preservation are two topics discuss by George...

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