Lungs ~ a poem for Felix
While drying the last of the evening dishes,I heard your cry from an upstairs room,And then once more, not quite in stereo,This time from the hall: the monitorWith a half-second delay. As your voice rose in chorus with itself,For the briefest moment I was drawn to you bothLike air rushing to fill eager lungs.For you,…
Why does Mr Birling “clearly relax” when Edna leaves the room? (#LivesIntertwined pt. 6)
Why does Mr Birling only relax when Edna leaves the room? It’s the first of several such moments during the play where we’re given the distinct impression that Arthur feels uncomfortable around his staff. Let’s explore why this may be the case.
The port before the storm… (#LivesIntertwined pt. 5)
These first lines of dialogue in AIC – and the drink choice! – reveal so much about the personalities of the key players, and about relationships between characters.
60 Seconds(ish) Video Review: Manga Shakespeare – ‘Romeo and Juliet’, illustrated by Sonia Leong
Sonia Leong’s gorgeous art style and keen eye for the theatrical make this the perfect introduction to one of Shakespeare’s greatest love stories!
“Heavily comfortable” in the Birling residence (#LivesIntertwined pt. 4)
Priestley’s opening stage directions are a terrific introduction to the play. There’s such a lot here to unpack here, and every individual component contributes to a sense of palpable unease…