http://www.*.com/Reports/Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? Edward Albee
In Albee's play, he reveals the shallowness and meaninglessness of contemporary society, and exposes the falsity of "The American Dream". In doing this he refers to many different facets of society such as alcohol, social conventions, measures of success and corruption on a number of levels. Violence manifested in both language and action, reflect the frustration of the characters in not being able to live up to society's expectations. "The America Dream" is a life lived to, or close to, perfection. In brief, this perfect life is achieved by having a good education, go into a well paying career of which you enjoy, raising a family with the 2.5 children, and then finally dying in piece without ever having to look back on your life with disappointment. It is said that whoever has goals and sets them are capable of achieving them as long as they are willing to work hard for it. But "The American...