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The Rock Garden

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A one-act play with three scenes. A young man is depicted in a number of minimalistic, disjunctive actions involving a sister, mother, and father. Their noncommunicative exchanges indicate the household's stifling environment. In the first scene, a boy and girl and their father sit wordlessly at a table until the girl spills a glass of milk. In the second, the boy fetches ...more
10 pages
Published 1964
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Julian Munds
There's a gorgeous loneliness in this play. The parents are fascinating. What I did not care for is the boy's final monologue. It's well written. Vivid. And I get that this is a play about prudishness and the rising maturity of a young male but I think it could have been done with a single line or motion. The monologue is to much for an ending.
CarolineB
rated it it was amazing
May 29, 2018
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