Outline For Play “Marisol” by Jose Rivera
From the play “Marisol” by Jose Rivera.
I.) Where Are They?
a.) What country,city,place,building,room,etc?
b.)How do the characters describe the place they are in?
c.) Is there any special significance to the place they are in?
II.) When Are They?
a.) In what day,month,year,century,season,time of day,etc.?
b.) Do the characters have anything specific to say about when they are?
c.) Is there any special significance to when they they are?
III.) Who Are They?
a.) How are they related?
b.) What are their roles in life? Including jobs and prfessions as well as social and economic classes?
c.) What do they think of each other?
d.) What do they think of themselves?
e.) Under what form of government do they live? What are their attitudes about their religion?
f.) What role does religion play in their lives? Which religion? What are their attitudes about their religion?
g.) What are the prevailing attitudes towards sex, family, marriage, and ethical conduct? Do they live within or rebel against these attitudes?
IV.) What Happens In The Play?
a.) Construct an action chart for the play?