Theresa Rebeck Writing Styles in Spike Heels

Theresa Rebeck
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Setting

Spike Heels is set in two apartments in contemporary Boston. The play does not make much use of the city; however, Rebeck cleverly structures the play in two parts, and the division is also indicated by the locations of the two acts. The first act is set in Andrew's apartment, the second in Georgie's. As the play examines very carefully some important differences between men and women, setting the two acts in apartments belonging to the two sexes allows the setting to mirror the theme. Rebeck also uses music to contribute to the theme and to reinforce our impressions of the characters, indicating in the text what music should be playing in each apartment—classical in Andrew's, Elvis Costello in Georgie's.

Character Development

The play is in large part about self-discovery and the way that we grow to understand and learn new things about other people, and...

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