Glengarry Glen Ross
by David Mamet
Glengarry Glen Ross Questions
Bring on the tough stuff - there’s not just one right answer.
- Does every person have their price? Is there some point when even the best of us will betray others for our own gain?
- Glengarry Glen Ross features a cast of all male characters. Could you stage this show starring only women?
- Why do you think Mamet chooses not to ever go into much detail about the properties the characters in the play are trying to sell?
- What are some techniques Mamet uses to try to evoke sympathy for characters that could be seen as morally bankrupt?
- What would you have done if you were in Levene's situation?
- What separates Levene from Aaronow? Why does Levene accept Moss's offer, while Aaronow ultimately refuses it?
- Are our current actions dictated by choices we made in the past?
- Why do the men in the office view Williamson differently than they view each other?
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