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Suddenly Last Summer Read & Download ô PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ñ Kerr in the NY Herald Tribune describes This says Mr Williams through the most sympathetic voice among his characters 'is a true story about the time and the world we live in' He has made it seem true or at least curiously and suspensefully possible by the Sorted and thoroughly fascinating pressures that are brought to bear and under the intolerable stammering strain of reliving her own memories Miss Meacham slowly painfully hypnotically paints a concrete and blistering portrait of lonelinessof the sudden snapping of that spider's web that is one man's life of ultimate panic and futile flight The very reluctance with which the grim hopeless narrative is unfolded binds us to it; Mr Williams threads it out with a spare sure sharply vivid control of languageand the spell is cas. Weak but manageable entertaining enough The setup is good and we feel for Catherine and the plight she is in Only it’s too predictable although that could be a uestion of setting since the concept is outdated for us modern readers It may have been innovative or original back then—to blame someone as crazy even though they may not be just to cover up something it’s uite the horror scenario when one thinks about it It’s a one act play and very linear which makes it a uick read without much complexity or subtleness I didn’t care much for the ending it was rather shallow and unconvincing

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Onfront a family that is intensely interested in having her deny the lurid tale she has told The post dilettante's mother is indeed so ruthlessly eager to suppress the facts that she had the girl incarcerated in a mental institution and she is perfectly willing once she finishes her ritualistic five o'clock frozen daiuiri to order the performance of a frontal lobotomy A nun stands in rigid attendance; a doctor prepares a hypodermic to force the truth; greedy relatives beg her to recant in return for solid cash Under the as. This one act play is set at Mrs Venable's house where her deceased son Sebastian had a jungle garden including carnivorous plants Sounds of savage beasts and birds add to the mood Mrs Venable is trying to discredit the testimony of Catherine her niece about her last day with Sebastian She is trying to persuade a doctor to perform a lobotomy on her niece so Catherine will never be able to speak about the events to Mrs Venable's high society friends in New Orleans After the doctor gives Catherine the truth serum she tells the story about her cousin a homosexual poet who met a horrible death in Cabeza de LoboTennessee Williams had started psycholanalysis when he was writing the play His mother had insisted that his disturbed sister Rose undergo a lobotomy Williams often uses events from the lives of members of his family in his plays This play sent chills through me reading how society greedy relatives and mental health professionals of the 1950s could treat a traumatized young woman

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Suddenly Last SummerKerr in the NY Herald Tribune describes This says Mr Williams through the most sympathetic voice among his characters 'is a true story about the time and the world we live in' He has made it seem true or at least curiously and suspensefully possible by the extraordinary skill with which he has wrung detail after detail out of a young woman who has lived with horror Anne Meacham as a girl who has been the sole witness to her cousin's unbelievably shocking death is brought into a 'planned jungle' of a New Orleans garden to c. Lurid and sensational Suddenly Last Summer centers on a traumatized woman’s struggle to voice truth in the face of a society determined to silence her Set near fall’s start in an overgrown New Orleans garden full of animalistic noises the one act play follows the recently institutionalized Catharine as she tries to dispel her aunt Vivian’s accusation that she’s responsible for her male cousin’s death which occurred abroad over the summer A doctor’s been summoned prepared to lobotomize Catharine should he deem fit; the play dramatizes her scrambling efforts to air her side of the story in spite of Vivian’s attempt to discredit her niece and distract the doctor from listening to her The premise is interesting but the characters are poorly developed the plotting sloppy and the pacing jerky