Compare and contrast the roles of female protagonist in Lysistrata and A Dollas House,

Reading: A Dollas House (Modern Drama, pp. 8-42)

Discussion Topic: After reading the entire play and re-reading the excerpts from Louis Catronas The Directoras Vision (under the Unit II icon), compare and contrast the roles of female protagonist in Lysistrata and A Dollas House, by discussing the following questions:

A· State the Major Dramatic Question for the protagonist in each play. Discuss how these two MDQs are different and how they influence the plot and character development in each play.

A· How does each protagonist interact differently with her/his antagonist in each play? Why?

A· As director of each play, what is the one, most important piece of guidance that you would offer your actors to clarify MDQ of her/his play? Why?

A· To support your answers, give specific quotations from each play, as well as references from the Catron reading.