The talk of the ballroom reveals the future utopia in the mind of the youth, and the possible career choices shows John' meekness in taking the route he really wants to. It is also clear that each of them are saying what they think the other wants to hear, for instance Jon talking about girls in the fraternity 3 , and with Ashbe when she proclaims her love for dancing 10. Relevant discussion may be found on the. Neither of them are totally honest with each other, but this seems not to matter as long as they both put in the right effort to stay in communication. The discussion between the two characters really becomes interesting when Ashbe speaks of her dreams in dance in exotic and grand ballrooms, with luxurious golden chandeliers and fountains. Sam is raising Lucy alone and is faced with an abundantly load of adversity because of his handicap.
With the help of his godfather, he will discover more than he bargained for. Alice was an African American woman who becomes friends with a horse, but had to face seeing him go from being happy and full of freedom to lonely and beast looking. This strikes a parallel with the main character in The Death of Ivan Ilyich Tolstoy, 1886 , where at the end Ilyich regrets not listening to his heart in life. He once again camps out in the country side and enjoys a few days admiring the beauty of it all. Vincent is a typical teenage boy going through a difficult time in high school. Through persistent questioning, Ashbe… 1782 Words 8 Pages Who am I? In comparing Blue to the oppressed, she gives light to a different way to view animals.
She also celebrates that animals and humans have more in common than they think they do emotionally. Least Heat Moon's circular journey is both literal and spiritual. There was nothing really special about the words or language since it is mostly dialogue. It premiered Off-Broadway at the on January 10, 1982. This article relies largely or entirely on a single.
The idea of identity is a complex one. She also stands for the revolutionaries who want to transform the world for the better. She hides under his raincoat because she stole two ashtrays from a local inn. Your identity is made up of so many different things like your personal characteristics, your family, your historical background, where you were raised, and so much more. Walker compares her emotions to a horse by the name of Blue.
I did not know what to say or do. I picked this out for an academic tutorial I put together about depictions of fae on stage, with this one being an example of disenchanted fae aka manic pixie dream girls and honestly the play is way more interesting if you choose to interpret it that way. Brown a female horse was introduced to Blue, and eventually they feel in love. After an incident that happened at her birthday party Sam and Lucy are visited by social worker and Lucy is taken away from Sam. Therefore all these minorities can be directly related to Blue and his harsh experiences and feelings. David has been in this camp for the majority of his life and finds adjusting to the world outside hard.
John is at first unwilling to reveal these motives, and he prolongs talk for as long as possible to hide the fact, which is certainly funny to see. I went out on a limb and sent an email to Ms. Just before I began I felt a shiver just like… 959 Words 4 Pages Am I Blue Alice Walker has been an activist for most of her life. He is approached by Ashbe, a fey young creature who invites him to the littered apartment which she shares with her absent father. The rest of the definition, one more contemporary, asserted that a protagonist was the principal character in a literary work as a drama or story or a leader, proponent, or supporter of a cause, a champion. From the street, a sixteen-year-old girl whose name is Ashbe sits next to him.
Every animal in this planet are like humans in a way because they are like us in the inside. Directed by Becca Rothstein, the cast includes Nicholas Costello B. It was directed by Jill Christine Peters. In this story, the color blue is used in a new kind light. She strings Cheerios to make a necklace and then nibbles at them; puts blue food coloring in John Polk's rum and Coke; lets him hear the sea in her favorite conch shell; and finally, invites him to make love to her—an offer that he politely declines. The essay is meant to show a different side of animals and show the audience the human-like traits that horses have.
I thought for a minute or two, how long could i hide the horrific truth. The cast starred John Polk Richards , June Stein Ashbe Williams , Pearl Shear Hilda , Jimmy Ray Weeks The Barker , Edward Seamon The Bum , Ellen Conway The Hippee , and Katherine Cortez The Whore. From the street, a sixteen-year-old girl whose name is Ashbe sits next to him. Am I Blue by Beth Henley Works Cited Not Included The author of Am I Blue, Beth Henley, begins the play with the seventeen-year-old protagonist John Polk sitting alone in a bar. This piece of literature, like most of Alice Walker's work, encompasses many concealed meanings in an almost vague but apparent descriptive fashion. She also stands for the revolutionaries who want to transform the world for the better.
You I hastily read through this as I was sitting on a bench outside before class. By avoiding the large cities, he focuses his attention on the forgotten civilizations. Walker tells a story of how this horse goes through an emotional situation that humans can experience as well. John Polk, 17, sips a drink while he waits for midnight to arrive. She compares the oppression of the African Americans and American Indians to the way we now treat animals. She says he only acts the way he does because it? Both characters talk to each other in a way that warms the heart, though the growing connection between them as the play progresses shows their individual loneliness.