This Is Our Youth - Study Guide Act 1, Pages 6 - 12 Summary & Analysis

Kenneth Lonergan
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Set in the 1982, this play revolves around two young men from affluent backgrounds and takes place entirely in an apartment in Manhattan's Upper West Side over the course of about twenty-four hours. Unlike their parents, these men make their living dealing drugs and have no direction in life.

The play begins on a cold night in late March. Dennis Ziegler, twenty-one, is watching television in his apartment. A description is given of his bachelor-style pad and his general attitude and personality. He is a jock, evidenced by sports equipment in the room, and is very confident and charismatic, while also appearing fanatical and bullying. His friend, nineteen-year-old Warren Straub, arrives unexpectedly with a suitcase and backpack. He is described as someone who has spent most of his adolescence in trouble. He models his clothing and behavior after Dennis. Dennis asks what he is...

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