Forgot your password?  

Theresa Rebeck Writing Styles in Spike Heels

Theresa Rebeck
This Study Guide consists of approximately 43 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Spike Heels.
This section contains 638 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Spike Heels Study Guide

Style

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...

(read more from the Style section)

This section contains 638 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Spike Heels Study Guide
Copyrights
Spike Heels from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook