Soap Opera by David Ives
... Opera by David Ives
Soap Opera is a one-act play created by David Ives. In my opinion, this is a fine play. The play contains a number of characteristics that determine a fine play, for example, intensity, richness, depth, and pertinence. I will use the theme, conflicts, plot structure, action, characters, dialogue, and the genre of the play to show it is a fine play.
The central theme of the play is that of misguided love. The main characters, Manny, the repairman and the Maypole washing machine are of different natures. Manny is a human being while the Maypole is a household appliance. Although Manny knows that the Maypole is only a machine, which is in need of fixing, he still personifies it by ...