Jaymes E. Whitfield
Eng 125 Intro to Literature
06 May 2013
Upon reading the first act of I'm Going a Comedy in One Act by Tristan Bernard(1), I realized that man has been plagued with the grueling task of enjoying something he loves alone or to bring his spouse who made it hard to enjoy his passion. This literary work is timeless and could easily be played out in present time or in the distance future. The ambiguity (2) use of thoughts and words from the characters caused each to assume the wrong thing. This farce play deals with a struggle that every normal couples have and this is what I enjoyed truly found refreshing and interesting, that every couple deals with this and how an underlying intent was there. For Jeanne did not intent to go to the races with Henri but rather to have him think twice about leaving her at home alone?
This story I was able to relate to it, because of past experiences, it was as if I could see myself
making excuses to my wife in why she wouldn’t like to join me at the races. It was as if I wrote this
play because I could relate to it. What make me so involved with this story were the emotion, and
the feeling that Henri was experiencing causing a wide range of emotion from anger to jealousy.
When you connect with a story it becomes more of my reality while reading. The reader response
analytical approach is used to further explore a very wide range of connection that is shared
between the author and reader. This gives the reader a bond with the author causing the reader to
continue to bond with the main character and to experience this wild emotional roller coaster ride.
This what makes reading interesting to me when I can relate to what the main character is
experiencing as though I’m there in the story? This is very important to me and causes me to
become more involved with the characters’ struggle.
The relationship that the author creates with the reader is what keeps the reader’s attention.
this bond gives the reader the feeling that the author has had the…