Summary Of The Play 'Stolen' By Jane Harrison

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In the play Stolen written by Jane Harrison, the social injustice of Australian society during the stolen generations is exposed. Throughout the play, the style of it remains minimalist and non-linear, which allows the audiences to use their own imagination. Harrison depicts the broken lives of five Aboriginal children through a range of dramatic techniques which delivers the themes of the play effectively to the audience. Some of the themes include loss of identity and connection with families, abuse and forcible removal of children and they are communicated in various scenes in the play. One theme highlighted in this play is the forcible removal of Aboriginal children, which can be seen in the scene "A can of peas". As Sandy performs his

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