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Gracie by Joan MacLeod Free download ß 0 Joan MacLeod ✓ 0 Read & download Review Gracie by Joan MacLeod Gracie is a dramatic monologue that tells the story of a girl raised in a fundamentalist community that transports child brides between polygamist communities in both Canada and the United StatesAs the play opens Gracie is eight years old and moving with her mother brother and sisters from her community in the southwestern United States to a community in southeastern British Columbia Canada Her mother has been assigned to a new husband; she becomes his eighteenth wife In five acts Gracie plays herself at five ages and also gives voice to thirteen other.Read & download Ô PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Joan MacLeod
Gracie by Joan MacLeod Free download ß 0 Joan MacLeod ✓ 0 Read & download Review Gracie by Joan MacLeod Characters including her older sister Celeste who becomes a wife at sixteen a mother at seventeen and her brother Billy who is forced out of the community just a few years after the family arrives in Canada Gracie is fifteen when the play ends again with a journey as she herself leaves the community Gracie loves her family and her strong faith is a source of comfort to her Although the play examines practices that are abhorrent it does so without judgement as critics have noted The play is a work of fiction but is inspired by the history of polygamist.
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Gracie by Joan MacLeod Free download ß 0 Joan MacLeod ✓ 0 Read & download Review Gracie by Joan MacLeod Communities in both Canada and the US and its timeliness as uncanny; two days after the play premiered in January three persons from Canadas largest polygamist community went to trial for transporting child brides Gracie is window into a complex and secretive world While it takes place in a sheltered community it also resonates with issues at the fore right now fundamentalism basic human and religious rights Gracie is a terrific vehicle for a young actor and the script is an engaging read that has broad appeal to readers young and oldCast of one woman.
- Gracie by Joan MacLeod
- Joan MacLeod
- 12 January 2018