What is the thesis of the play Proof by David Auburn?

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The three dominant themes of Proof are that (1) genius is not suited to the mundane day-to-day world and may turn to madness under the pressures and performance of life. (2) Mathematics is provable but trust is unprovable and must be engaged in as an act of faith whether there are irrefutable grounds for trust or not. (3) The third is the contemplation of the...

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