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  • Mametian paradoxes in "American Buffalo" and "Glengarry Glen Ross" 

    Authors:Üzümcü, Bahar
    Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2013)
    This thesis examines how the characters in David Mamet?s plays, "American Buffalo" and "Glengarry Glen Ross", experience an inner conflict in their attempt to survive/succeed in the American business world. The plays feature male characters only, and reflect a social criticism of the American Dream. Both "Glengarry Glen Ross" and "American Buffalo" present a quandary in that the characters must trick one another in order to survive. They failed to realize that the American business world tricks ...