Night, Mother Play Scene Analysis
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... Mother: Play Scene Analysis
The play presents an attempt by Jessie to commit suicide, with her mother, Thelma, trying to intervene, but with no success. Jessie is a divorced woman in her late thirties, who stays with her mother, who is deceased, and has some medical complication, and her son, who seemed to be her only hope, turned out to be a thief, which really hurts her. Being epileptic, it is difficult for her to secure a job, which complicates her life further. Thelma takes an appealing approach to life, despite the challenges that persists. As such, she is jovial and contented with whatever she has, irrespective of the quantity or value attached.
From the play, it is evident that different membe...