Galileo the scientist: passionate about science, believes in reason, insists on proof galileo the man: likes his

comfort, the finer things in life, not always radical, neglects his daughter bc shes a woman, doesn't take her seriously (creates an n house enemy, she aligns herself with the church)not looking out for her best interests, opportunistic, egotistical Galileo's teachings reverse the social order Galileo connected with the disadvantaged people of the time (Brecht is a marxist) rejects responsibility for the consequences of his discoveries (his downfall) andre and galileo come to an understanding, galileo knew he couldnt get away with it, made copied galileo says he just didnt want to be tortured, no larger plan for his recanting (scene rewritten several times after bombs dropped on hiroshima) cannot do science just for science's sake: science is for everybody, people shouldn't beheld down by superstition we know better how the cosmos works than we know how society works “the sound of you cheering at some new achievement would be echoed by a universal howl of horror.”atom bomb keep people in the dark to glean advantages: to do no harm young boy = ray of optimism, figure that the individual can't be kept down smart enough to keep quite when threatened by the church: how can intellectuals resist the nazi regime? Epic theater: concentrated on the process not the outcome (summary poems at the beginning of each scene) didn't get close to galileo(made him controversial and difficult to identify with) 17th century italy, alienation to address issues of resisting a totalitarian regime and the purposes of science scenes are excerpts that can stand on their own Gidget: cult novel Paul Kroner's daughter as a model, took daughter's story about the sexuality of a 16 year old narrative voice consistent?: slang, used to differentiate herself (parents = old lady & old man)-but fire on beach section comparison to holocaust is voice of father coming through what kind of femininity is constructed? Tomboy vs. small petite girl who reads romance novels, sex obsessed (Francoise Sagan 17 y.o. Published romance novel “Bonjour Tristesse”)

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