Yankee Tavern Play Analysis

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The play, Yankee Tavern, by Steven Dietz, published by Dramatists Play Service Inc, was unquestionably some food for thought. All throughout the storyline, numerous conspiracies ranging from starbucks being a cult in a cup to man landing on the moon were woven between the four main characters, Adam, Janet, Ray and Palmer. That being said, perhaps the most prominent of all, were the one’s related to the terrorist attack on the United States on September 11, 2001. Needless to say, that was probably a touchy subject to write so in detailed about. Nonetheless, Dietz crafted the plotline in a very elegant and perhaps informative manner. Regarding the 9/11 conspiracies, there were several that seemed separate, yet were connected with one another scattered amongst the cream pages. To demonstrate, Ray said “people forget that although two buildings were hit by airplanes, three buildings fell to the ground; the third being Building Seven, which technically only had minimal …show more content…
Some are probably still lurking between the lines of this play, while others are cast into the sea of reality. I deduced that maybe one of the most important things he had to say in this play was to not trust the very first item that may pop up on one’s television set, computer screen or newspaper. Mostly because not all the facts have been gathered yet; there is often more than meets the eye, on everything and everyone. I assumed, that Dietz thought that the American audience would benefit from his play because it shows a different perspective. A perspective that the American media neglects because they are corporations. Chiefly, their main purpose is to make money, and they do so by creating big headlines that will get people to watch their stations or buy their papers. Basically, he might have set out to unearth the truth behind various commodities, or a version of

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