You Can T Take It With You Theme

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You Can’t Take It With You, the play script theme is how in life we usually tend to work in the field that we think will make us the most money, but in reality they do not make us happy. The Vanderhof and Sycamores believe in being happy the most. The majority of them do not have real jobs except for Alice who works for the Wall Street Journal. The most eccentric of the Vanderhof-Sycamores family is Martin Vanderhof the Grandpa. One reason why I think that Grandpa is the most eccentric is because he does not think he has to pay his income taxes. Most people know that it is required to pay their income taxes and Grandpa thinks that income taxes are not serious. He is nonchalant when he receives the letters from the United States Government. …show more content…
The scene is funny because Alice tried to fix the perfect night for the Kirby’s to come over tomorrow, but instead they come on the wrong when her family is acting their normal ways which can be strange to most people. The family has a drunk woman on their couch, Mr. De Pinna wearing a strange outfit posing, Essie dancing, and her mom in her paint outfit. The house seems to be in disarray when the Kirby’s arrive. The scene is important because it’s the main crisis in the play. Alice wanted to impress Tony’s parents so they could get marry, but instead they see how her family really acts and our thrown off by their behavior. This makes Alice think that their future marriage would not work. This is the crisis because now Tony and Alice’s family has to figure out a way to solve the crisis so Tony and Alice can be marry. Hart and Kaufman kept the scene funny by adding even worse scenarios to the already bad night. Some examples include Gay Wellington waking up, Mrs. Sycamore insulting Mrs. Kirby, the Kirby’s getting into an argument, the eggs falling down the sink, and the police showing up. The perfect dinner Alice had planned turned out to be the worst nightmare she could ever

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