The Brute Play Analysis

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The most enthralling object on planet earth is a beautiful woman. Men are easily succumbed by women; their scent, their allure, and their soft voices consume men. Although men are efficient at hiding this weakness that they possess, it doesn’t go forever without being seen. Women are aware that men possess a weakness for beauty, and that is why they act like they do not notice men when they try to charm them. Women find delight from the thoughts of a man trying ever so hard to attain their attention. They know that if they pay no attention to men, then they will only try more vigorously. Women can be cruel when they are performing this tactic. The play “The Brute,” and the story “A&P” show how captivating women are and how easily men are tempted to act like imbeciles.
An elegant appearance is imperative for women to seize a man’s attention. In the play “The Brute,” Mr. Smirnov was furious at the beginning which did
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And where is my rage? It 's gone. I never knew a woman like this before” (1076). Mr. Smirnov adored the fact that Mrs. Popov was willing to shoot it out with him; he loved sense of fight that Mrs. Popov possessed. “What a woman! Phew! She’s no sour puss, she’s no cry baby. She’s fire and brimstone. She’s a human cannon ball” (1076). Mrs. Popov possessed exactly what Mr. Smirnov loves in a woman, and he is non-hesitant to letting her beauty devour him.
The teenage speaker in the story “A&P” was occupied with a customer as the girls walked in-similar to Mr. Smirnov being sidetracked with anger. The young speaker describes the girls in a negative way as if he is not impressed by them. “The one that caught my eye first was the one in the plaid green two-piece. She was a chunky kid, with a good tan and a sweet broad soft-looking can with those two crescents of white just under it, where the sun never seems to hit, at the top of the backs of her legs” (Updike 234). As he continues watching them though, he begins to appreciate their

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