Notes on The Dancing Scene

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Notes on Dancing

  • Dancing is the language of the body in this play.
  • Dancing releases sexual energy/sexual frustration for the characters.
  • Spiritual longing is soothed.
  • Through dancing, the temporarily forget about their miserable existence.
  • Dancing is a release of inner conflict.
  • Dancing represent the joy of life.
  • Dancing weaves a spell over them.
  • Dancing symbolises pleasure.
  • Dancing is a spontaenous outpouring of the inner lives and obsessions/emotions of the characters.
  • Maggie releases anger over Bernie by dancing.


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