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  1. says:

    Summer and Smoke is a play set in Mississippi in the early 20th Century about the conflict between the spiritual and the physical Alma the daughter of a minister had to assume many of the duties in the parish as her mother became mentally ill Alma whose name means soul in Spanish is a sensitive virtuous woman concerned wit

  2. says:

    Yes 5 stars because sometimes you just want toIt's a beautifully rendered love story with fully developed characters It's straightforward focused and touching Yet there is much to like in the execution the dialogue is spot on and for the first time the stage directions are brilliant in their simplicity helping me visualise every action I love how I could care for both Alma and John they are opposites so the attraction is strong

  3. says:

    There are some moments where the themes of the play merge with the dialogue And I don't know if I would like this or not Even reading it I felt like I was being hit over the head sometimes Maybe good actors could pull this

  4. says:

    Tennessee Williams's plays continue to fascinate me with their wild poetry Summer and Smoke is the story about the strange love between Alma a minister's daughter and John a physician's son Alma is strait laced; and John debauched The tension between their two respective ways of life keeps them apart In time there a a strange change in their personalities that leads to a surprising ending

  5. says:

    Summer And SmokeI have seen and read Tennessee Williams' play Summer and Smoke several times over the years and the work has stayed

  6. says:

    One of my top five Tenn plays Always makes me think of the beginning of autumn when the days are crisp and regrets felt keenly Alma is a vastly under appreciated Williams heroine and I would argue she's up there with Blanche and Maggie Four stars

  7. says:

    Got hold of this after seeing the play a few days ago which was amazing I really love Tennessee Williams and this is him at his best heartwarming yet tragic with a brilliantly comic edge

  8. says:

    My favorite play by Tennesse Williams You could not find a fragile and sad and strong at once character than Alma Soul She is in love with a doc

  9. says:

    Soul and body fail to connect Williams does

  10. says:

    not my favourite under tennesse williams’s plays but i’m glad i got to finally know it

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Ecause of their divergent attitudes toward life each over the course of years is driven away from the other Not until toward the end does the doctor realize that the girl. Tennessee Williams s plays continue to fascinate me with their wild poetry Summer and Smoke is the story about the strange love between Alma a minister s daughter and John a physician s son Alma is strait laced and John debauched The tension between their two respective ways of life keeps them apart In time there a a strange change in their personalities that leads to a surprising ending

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The play is a simple love story of a somewhat puritanical Southern girl and an unpuritanical young Summer and PDFEPUBdoctor Each is basically attracted to the other but b. There are some moments where the themes of the play merge with the dialogue And I don t know if I would like this or not Even reading it I felt like I was being hit over the head sometimes Maybe good actors could pull this stuff off But I think it would be really hard to do these momentsBut on the whole the characters in this play are engaging and they are less of a pure type than other characters I ve read some reviews here comparing Alma to Blanche and Johnny to Stanley but I don t think it fits very well at all I think Alma feels much real than Blanche ever did For me Blanche was always of an idea than a person And Johnny has very little in common with Stanley I could see Brando playing Johnny but he would come over like the Brando of Guys and Dolls than anything out of StreetcarI also love the basic idea of this play The main characters both have an intense spiritual and a strong sensual side t

characters ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Tennessee Williams

's high idealism is basically right and while she is still in love with him it turns out that neither time nor circumstances will allow the two ultimately to come togethe. Got hold of this after seeing the play a few days ago which was amazing I really love Tennessee Williams and this is him at his best heartwarming yet tragic with a brilliantly comic edge