PLEASE ONLY DO THIS IF YOU HAVE OR WILL READ THE PLAY!PLEASE ONLY DO THIS IF YOU HAVE OR WILL READ THE PLAY!You are encouraged to discuss the following guiding questions, but focus more on thetopics the play is presenting and analyzing.Questions: Who is being represented? How are they being represented? Who is beingobscured or forgotten? Who is the intended audience? How do these performances fallinto or challenge stereotypes and established tropes?
Hir is a play about a family. A young vet returns home from war to find his home verydifferent from how he left it and to learn that his sibling is transitioning. This is a complexplay.
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Who Is Being Represented? The play HIR is a representation of typical American society. This is captured in the events that the writer Taylor Mac narrates through the characters portrayed in the play. It allows the audience to relate to a changing American social scenery that is continually changing. We see this in the character of Isaac when he returns home from war. His mental picture of the term “home” is that of a father, mother, and his siblings living in a well-furnished and organized homestead. Instead, when he barges into their home, he is met by a near-catastrophic scene that nearly knocks him off. Knee-high piles of clothing on the floor, the sink is dirty and stinking, and the house looks like it has been run over by 5-years old. This evident transformation represents the American society that has changed and evolved dramatically. From Isaac’s point of view, we see a transformation that no longer bothers the inhabitants and is seen as normalcy that represents the American people. It typifies how the society has changed physically, mentally, and psychologically without any real concern……………..
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