"Master Harold" … and the Boys


Athol Fugard

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"Master Harold" … and the Boys Symbols

The Kite

At its most basic, the kite that Sam fashions for Hally is a symbol of the human capacity to rise up and to rise above. The kite’s potential for flight is like our potential to… read analysis of The Kite

Ballroom Dance

In “Master Harold”… and the boys ballroom dance serves both as a symbol of escape from the world as it is and as an ideal, potential world, a “world without collisions.” Willie and Sam preoccupy… read analysis of Ballroom Dance