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Jacques ou la soumission/L’avenir est dans les oeufs

Her constant posturing and mugging seems a shameless attempt to draw the focus away from others and on to herself. Eminer rated it really liked it Jan 02, His idea seems to be to make all of the characters except Jacques and al bride Roberte in clownishly exaggerated character types.

Mishka Tchelidze rated it it was amazing Oct 28, Jacques and his bride Roberte are meant to be completely different from all the others, and only in their scenes together has Lessard caught the right tone.

Owen Lucas rated it really liked it Jul 27, Elle soumsision it liked it Aug 17, When the can opens it reveals a room crammed full of enormous household appliances. Joanna rated it really liked it Jul 06, Lolita rated it really liked it Jun 16, It is reality that is seen as absurd, not artifice.


Cristian Tomescu rated it did not like it Jun 28, Thanks for telling us about the problem. In the second play Jacques has to be taught how to mourn for his dead grandfather who seems unaware of his condition and to do his duty to society by replacing that loss with children.

This signalled jacqes the concept of oh production is severely flawed–not that Lessard has a clear concept in the first place.

Jacques ou La Soumission; L’avenir est dans les œufs

Chris rated it liked it Jan 01, Jacques is supposed to be struggling to assert his individuality against all the others characters, so why costume them as individuals. Austlune rated it liked it Dec 26, Jul 14, Michael A.

Brulotte gives Jacques both a goofiness that relates him to iojesco family and the suppressed anger of an individual who knows he is being crushed.

The play shoots it’s wad early and then teeters on through images and chaos. Mihai Platon rated it it was amazing Dec 19, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Sofia Boca rated it it was ok Sep 15, Ugo Phillips rated it it was ok May 16, There jacquea no discussion topics on this book yet.

I find three noses ugly enough This gives the actors nowhere to go and no room for nuance, and so becomes tedious very quickly.


As Jacqueline, Simone Chartrand acts as if she were in a sitcom but, compared to the antics of the previous four, seems quite restrained. The drive is lost in this one.

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The beginning is rich and infuriating in the right way, but as the play moves on the fierceness is left to aimlessness. Lucie rated it really liked it Dec 18, Why, in a play about the jacues to conform, give each of the characters such highly differentiated costumes? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Beyond ridiculing the most banal situations, Ionesco’s plays depict in a tangible way the solitude and insignificance of human existence.