George S. Kaufman Writing Styles in Stage Door.

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Point of View

"Stage Door" by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber is a play and recounted from the perspective of each character. The dialog and actions of the characters are what really tell the story. Terry Randall, the main character, is open and honest and expressive which is obvious from her dialog. For example, she tells of confronting a self-important manager who refuses to see the girls who are always waiting to see him. She tells him, "Listen! You're a producer and I'm an actress. What right have you got to barricade yourself behind closed doors and not see me!"

Kaye Hamilton has run away from her abusive husband. She tells Terry that she was afraid to return to him: "I ran away from him twice before, but I had to go back. I was hungry and finally I didn't even have a room." Jean Maitland is a...

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