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“Sad Little Stories to Tell”


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Boyer, Jay M. (American playwright, writer, professor of English, 1947-____), “Sad Little Stories to Tell,”

a 13-minute drama in English, set in a telephone booth of some vintage variety, Kentucky, U.S.A., daytime, 2000.

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 •  © 2000 by Jay M. Boyer;  •  script/rights available from Jay M. Boyer, Creative Writing Program, Department of English, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287, U.S.A., e-mail j.boyer@asu.edu, telephone (home) 480-965-3168, (work) 480-965-7644, http://www.asu.edu/clas/english/who/boyer.htm.  •  Cited by Jay M. Boyer, via ftp September 6, 2000; Boyer says,

 §  Dramatis Personae Lisa (f), 14,  junior high school student, perhaps a victim of child molestation, in any case disturbed; Father (m), Lisa’s father, elderly, a retiree; Mother (f), Lisa’s mother.

 §  Synopsis “A young girl, Lisa, repeatedly has been making phone calls to her mother and father, an elderly couple. This time she places an obscene phone call, claiming to have been
molested by her home room teacher.

 §  Comment “__________________________________.”

  §  Themes child abuse, mendacity, molestation.
 
 

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