Talking Heads monologue
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The two monologues I am going to be writing about are two elderly women who are lonely and trapped in their own homes. I will be talking about how Doris, one lady from ‘Cream cracker under the settee’ and Irene, the other lady in ‘Lady of letters’ are suffering from loneliness. Doris and Irene both […]

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To What extent can we trust, Wilfred, in Alan Bennett’s play, Playing Sandwich’s
1632 words 4 pages

The play, Playing Sandwiches, is one in a series of dramatic monologues, named Talking heads, written and directed by Alan Bennett for the BBC. There were two series of Talking Heads one released in 1988 and the other a decade later in 1999. The series deals with many different subjects, although there are a few […]

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Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads Analysis
1374 words 3 pages

There are certain things that you expect to see when you go to watch a traditional conventional play. You may expect action, conflict and conversation among the actors; you expect to see emotions being expressed through dialogue and movement, though primarily you expect to see more that one actor on the stage. Unlike conventional plays […]

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How do Alan Bennett and the director of Talking Heads
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In all the Talking Heads, there are recurring themes, such as loneliness (A Cream Cracker under the settee) and exaggerated pride or self-confidence (Her Big Chance). None of the characters are truly happy, although the little happiness can come their way through surprising means. Graham finds happiness when his mother doesn’t leave him for Mr […]

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A Cream Cracker Under The Settee Analysis
3123 words 7 pages

I have been studying a twentieth century drama called ‘A Cream Cracker Under the Settee. ‘ It was written by Alan Bennett and appeared in the BBC1 series ‘Talking Heads. ‘ It has been written in the form of a tragi-comedy monologue where the juxtaposition of humour and pathos reflects real life. In this drama […]

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An Overview of the Punk and New Wave Movement of the Late 70s in the UK and the USA
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At a time when rock ‘n’ roll music had grown self-righteous and way too safe, punk arrived on the scene to challenge everything. It was a collective understanding of a new generation, the idea that everything – be it music, fashion or art – was all up for grabs, all there to be revamped and […]

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Popular Questions About Punk

What does punk mean slang?
3a : a young inexperienced person : beginner, novice especially : a young man. b slang : a young man used as a sexual partner by another man especially in a prison. 4 [probably partly from punk entry 3] : nonsense, foolishness. 5 archaic : prostitute.
Is punk an insult?
Punk has subsequently been used as a derogatory insult of various kinds, from US prison slang for men being used for sex to a term for the young male companions of tramps, and then as general description of contemptible or worthless people, petty criminals, cowards, weaklings, amateurs, apprentices and inexperienced ...Aug 26, 2016
Who is considered a punk?
The punk subculture is centered on a loud, aggressive genre of rock music called punk rock, usually played by bands consisting of a vocalist, one or two electric guitarists, an electric bassist and a drummer.