Essays Tagged: "Summer of the Seventeenth Doll"

Melodrama: how melodrama has changed from the influences of "A Touch Of Silk" by Betty Rowland and "The Summer Of The Seventeenth Doll" By Ray Lawler.

fstage. Some of these events include the dance, the Jim/Osbourne fight and also Osbournes death.The Summer of The Seventeenth Doll, which was written in 1954 by Ray Lawler, was another play based on r ... which was written in 1954 by Ray Lawler, was another play based on realism, and also naturalism.The Summer of The Seventeenth Doll is all about growing up, mate ship, conflict between dreams and reali ...

(4 pages) 33 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Summer of the seventeenth doll research paper. bush and city theme.

The concept of dramatic realism operates within Summer of the Seventeenth Doll through aspects such as the use of slang, language, set, costume appr ... et, costume approximates real life, natural language rhythms, relevance to society of that era, etc.Summer of the Seventeenth Doll is set in the 1950s, which was a crucial period in the development of ... than long-term investment in the natural resources.This desire for self-improvement is expressed in Summer of the Seventeenth doll through Roo and Dowd. Roo being the older bloke with hopes of self-im ...

(5 pages) 34 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Discuss how Summer of the Seventeenth Doll's playwright, Ray Lawler, managed to engage your interest through the development of tension in The Doll?

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll offers a slice of life in a working class Melbourne household. One of ... g creates tension between the characters and the audience.During the sixteen years previous to this summer, Roo and Barney, two cane-cutters from up north, came down to see Olive, Roo's girlfriend, an ... ters from up north, came down to see Olive, Roo's girlfriend, and Nancy, Barney's girlfriend, every summer. Olive lived with her mother, Emma, and looked forward to her "five months of heaven" when Ro ...

(5 pages) 27 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Summer Of The Seventeenth Doll Essay

Summer Of The Seventeenth doll has been regarded as both a masterpiece and as a turning point in Aus ... been so real, honest and authentic, and it was this raw honesty that rewarded The Doll its victory.Summer Of The Seventeenth Doll explored and criticised the themes of growing up, mateship, conflict ... se for the first time, the audience gained awareness concerning their own situations and lifestyles.Summer Of The Seventeenth Doll cleared the way for more reflections on a changing society. Soon afte ...

(6 pages) 37 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Discuss the impact and changes brought about by emotions in Summber Of The Seventeenth Doll by Ray Lawler

Changes Brought About By EmotionsSummer of the Seventeenth Doll by Ray LawlerEmotions are the most important aspect of a play. Most p ... urs, and emotions act as a catalyst in many such changes. The strongest of emotions in Ray Lawler's Summer of the Seventeenth Doll are those of pride, anger, love and nostalgia.In Mr. Lawler's play, p ... are emotionally affected. Therefore, emotions are a powerful catalyst for change in plays also. In Summer of the Seventeenth Doll, the greatest changes were inevitably going to come from the greatest of all emotions, love.

(6 pages) 14 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Leslie Norman's film adaption of "Summer of the Seventeenth Doll" explored the issues that the original playwright, Ray Lawler, dealt with so poignantly in his play. Agree/Disagree

Leslie Norman's adaption of Lawler's highly acclaimed "Summer of the Seventeenth Doll" fails to explore the in-depth issues that Lawler deals with so poiga ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Australian Plays explore the different ways people cope when things change or go wrong"

me together in the end to cope with change or when something has gone wrong. Ray Lawler’s play Summer of the seventeenth doll which was written in the midst of cultural resurgence in Australia, t ... ritish and American plays which were the main plays shown in Australia previously.Ray Lawler’s summer of the seventeenth doll is a play about ordinary people, which an audience can relate to. A g ...

(7 pages) 20 0 4.6 Sep/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Changes in Australian Society reflected in the Performing Arts

The plays, "No Sugar" by Jack Davis, "The Summer of the Seventeenth Doll" (The Doll) by Ray Lawler and "The Removalists" by David Williamson a ...

(5 pages) 18 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama