33 Variations By Mises Kaufman Character Analysis

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Often times we struggle to venture out of the realm which is comforting and familiar to us. There is a stigma as well as a common human tendency to fear the unknown and the eminent possibility of failure. We as a species are lazy. Challenges that are daunting and seem unsolvable often turn us around in another direction. However, there is a select few within our species that attempt to take on challenges which do not have a clear end in sight. These individuals who take on this risk of failure are the ones who risk creating and discovering amazing things. Among these individuals are the characters Katherine, Clara and Beethoven in Moisés Kaufman’s 33 Variations. These three characters although each of their challenges have different risks and rewards, had the courage to move out of their comfort zone. This is significant because these characters did something different than the average human, which gives a view into what can happen if we follow their footsteps. In the play 33 Variations, Moisés Kaufman shows how humans who do extraordinary …show more content…
This type of behavior is the catalyst to amazing progression and change. When Rosa Parks looked up at a white man and decided to stay in her seat, she risked everything to challenge the “dragons” that she had been taught was wrong her whole life. Change will never happen if we do not challenge the barriers that are in place to keep our society in the same place we are in, and change is vital to developing a better society. Doing things that are comfortable like building walls around our world are easy, but we have to learn from the people that have the courage to look over the walls we have built and discover something new. This theory can be applied to all things like music, civil rights, family relationships, or political issues. This is why Katherine, Clara, and Beethoven’s story is important. The set an example to show us that taking risks and challenging what we know can lead to innovative

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