The Heidi Chronicles

by Wendy Wasserstein
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Research the paintings that Wasserstein mentions in The Heidi Chronicles. Discuss the parallels between them and the events depicted in the play.

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What is the role of feminism and other women in Heidi’s life? Are her male friends ultimately more important? Is The Heidi Chronicles truly a feminist play?

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Compare and contrast The Heidi Chronicles and The Big Chill, a movie about the same generation. Do both groups of characters share similar problems and concerns?

In The Heidi Chronicles, Heidi says ‘‘Have you ever noticed that what makes you a person keeps you from being a person?’’ What do you think Wasserstein meant by this comment?

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