Like all great art forms, the theatre gives us a heightened sense of life and of ourselves; a sense of new possibilities; new ways of seeing or feeling something; a fuller and deeper understanding of our lives, our society, our world. Choose any one or more of the plays we have read or seen (or will read) this semester that has had this impact on you personally. It might be a single character, one line or quote, a relationship, one single image or moment — or it might be an overall theme or idea. Describe the connection that you have found between the play and your experience, and then examine how and in what ways the play has deepened or changed your understanding or outlook. Be as insightful and detailed in your discussion as possible. This is a chance to write about you — your experience, your thoughts, your responses. The plays are simply the starting point for your discussion.