Critical Analysis Of Cloud 9

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Caryl Churchill Caryl Churchill is a British playwright who was born in London, on September 3, 1938. Her family emigrated to Montreal, after World War 2, where she attended Trafalgar School for Girls. She returned to England to attend Oxford University, and graduated in 1957 where she obtained a B.A. degree in English Literature. She began her writing career there, and is known for dramatizing the abuses of power, for her use of non-naturalistic techniques, and for her exploration of sexual politics and feminist themes. One of her well known plays, Cloud 9, is a farce about sexual politics, set partly in a British overseas colony during the Victorian era. She touches on the feminist revolution throughout a century, from Victorian Africa, until the second late-1970s London. The issues brought about are about oppression and liberation. Churchill even remarked that as the relationships in Cloud 9 become more painful, the play gets funnier. The first act of the play deals with a male dominated society, while the second part of the play deals more with women and their sexuality. Eventually, this play becomes a character-centered comedy, while many LGBT issues are shed on this play, as well. The second part of the play is more emotional and people start to break out of their comfort zones and really express who they really are. The reviewer feels the deepness of the messages inferred in this comedy. I would watch this play, since I like to talk about issues that our world faces,
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