Emotional Damage to the Three Weston Daughters in August: Osage County

In Tracy Letts’ play August: Osage County, each of the Weston daughters—Barb, Ivy, and Karen—shows evidence of deeply rooted emotional damage. A large amount of the emotional damage the girls have can be attributed to their upbringing, and being treated so harshly by their mother, Violet. Although all three daughters experience emotional damage at the … Read moreEmotional Damage to the Three Weston Daughters in August: Osage County

Comparison of Settings between The Glass Menagerie and August: Osage County

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams and August: Osage County by Tracy Letts are two emotionally-charged plays about dysfunctional families in the 20th century. While the plays take place in very different settings and time periods, both households are affected similarly by their settings. In both plays, the setting seems boring and hopeless to some … Read moreComparison of Settings between The Glass Menagerie and August: Osage County