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http://www.dailyscript.com/scripts/glengarry.html (Full script.)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVQPY4LlbJ4
http://yu.ac.kr/~bwlee/esc/baldwin.htm
http://www.sparknotes.com/drama/glengarry/canalysis.html
http://plays.about.com/od/plays/a/Glengarry-Glen-Ross-The-Characters-And-Plot.htm
http://www.leftfieldcinema.com/analysis-the-political-position-of-glengarry-glen-ross
http://christinegharibian.blogspot.co.uk/2010/08/marxist-analysis-of-glengarry-glen-ross.html
(American materialism)
http://www.enotes.com/topics/glengarry-glen
http://www.bigsaltydog.com/large-lad/subject-analysis-of-major-characters-glengarry-glen-ross.html
http://bookstove.com/book-talk/looking-at-%E2%80%9Cglengarry-glen-ross%E2%80%9D-analyze-the-linguistics-as-an-indicator-of-cultural-change/



Non-fluency features
Dialogue Features
Rhetorical Features
- Ellipsis: words, phrases missing
- Elision: parts of words missed out
- Repetition
- False starts
- Pausing
- Stichomythia
- Interruptions
- Overlapping
- Dominance
- Turn-taking
- Two-part exchanges: Q&A
- Statement/agreement
- In medias res
- Emphasis
- Repetition
- Colloquialism
- Vitriolic diction
- Figurative language
- Jargon

Study Questions
1. To what extent is Glengarry Glen Ross a tragedy?
2. To what extent can Glengarry Glen Ross be referred to as a comedy?
3. Discuss the tragic arc of Levine's character.
4. How is the structure of the play carefully composed and to what effect?
5. Discuss the important juxtapositioning of language and dominance in Glengarry Glen Ross.
6. How are non-fluency features of speech (repetitions, ellipses, false starts) important in the speech of the characters?
7. How is subtext crucial to an understanding of the play?
8. Compare and contrast Levine's opening speech with Roma's opening speech.
9. How are Reaganism and Thatcherism important in terms of the context of the play?
10. "Glengarry Glen Ross is filled with empty words". Discuss.
11. Is it important or significant that there are no female characters in the play?
12. What is the key theme of the play? Justify your response.