August: Osage County by Tracy Letts

August: Osage County

Tracy Letts

138 pages first pub 2008 (editions)

fiction play dark sad tense fast-paced
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Winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 2008 Tony Award for Best New Play. Now a major motion picture "A tremendous achievement in American playwriting: a tragicomic populist portrait of a tough land and a tougher people." --TimeOut N...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,408 reviews

Moods

dark 77%
emotional 68%
tense 62%
sad 59%
reflective 32%
challenging 31%
funny 31%
mysterious 6%
adventurous 1%
hopeful 1%

Pace

fast 63%
medium 29%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 70% | A mix: 27% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 37% | Yes: 32% | It's complicated: 29%

Loveable characters?

No: 63% | It's complicated: 27% | Yes: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 74% | Yes: 12% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 6%

Average rating

4.15

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