Last Exit to Brooklyn: Naturalism. (The Queen: (Bennies are easily…
Last Exit to Brooklyn: Naturalism.
Another day: rosie asking for money/ bailing freddy out of trouble
not a good neighborhood
Nothing is dramatic or exaggerated about rosies story.
this is a real situation.
Things might get worse.
Bennies are easily accessible
Vinnie has some type of feelings towards Georgette. Cant act on his emotions in front of his friends. Environment controlling him again.
people do drugs on a daily basis to cope with things
moment they throw knives back and forth and stab Georgette. Not a good environment
cant go to the hospital. not allowed by vinnie
my stories are about the loss of control" meaning if his characteres no longer has control over their actions who does? answer: Environment, Where naturalism comes in.
Factual history shows us poverty in brooklyn in the time the stories take place.
Satire would over exaggerate the environment this doesnt
boook is better read when the audience has sympathy for the characters.
no signs of schooling
In her teens; no income or parents
has to sell her body for money
Can't be moral satire since her actions are dictated by where she is her environment