Actor: Gavin Kane Character: Eddie Play: Fool for Love by Sam Shepard Super Objective: Eddie wants May to understand just how much hes gone through to come and see her. He wants her realize his love for her even though he has done somethings that would cause her to doubt him. Eddie needs to be with May, she is a security for him and no matter what he will keep coming back to her. Scene Objective: In this scene, Eddie is trying to get May to go with him to Wyoming. He wants her to realize how good they are for each other and how much he needs her.
He is doing this by, basically sweet talking her, for example he says, I missed you more than anything I ever missed in my whole life. The main problem with Eddies plea is that he has had an affair with another woman. Actor: Sarah Orson Character: May Play: Fool for Love by Sam Shepard Super Objective: May is the type of character who tries to stand up for what she believes in when in fact you know she is truly torn. May is lonely, but does not want to settle for Eddies excuses. She promises herself she wont go back to him no matter what. When in the end Eddie leaves and walks out on her.
Scene Objective: In this scene, May wants Eddie to realize that she is not falling for his lame excuses anymore and she will not go away with him to Wyoming. No matter what Eddie says or does May will not let him get to her, she stands firm backing her answer of no. Line-by-Line actions: Eddie:pleading May:justification Eprecise Mrebuttal Eexact Mattitude Esincere Mgetting pulled in to Eddies statement Eexplains Minterested Esaid with a sense of insecurity Minquisitive Eflatters Mconcern Efeeble Mrejects Estalls Mreprimands Eminimizes Mhumor Eprecise Mfurious Eputs up his guard Mstands strong Eauthoritative Mindependent Einformative Mshe thinks he is ridiculous Eshows his need for her Mfeels she must explain herself Esurprise Mfeels he thinks she cant handle a job Eretreats Mexplanation Eputs her down Mgives up Category: English