NARRATOR: me that much credit at least, thank you. "D.N.A." Some of the key characters in DNA by Dennis Kelly are explored using a mixture of short dramatised sequences and supported by a narrative commentary on each of the characters. NARRATOR: << /Length 5 0 R /Filter /FlateDecode >> CATHY: [ ]. That I talk too much, you, sitting there in absolute silence thinking "Leah talks too much, I wish she'd shut up once in a while" is that it, is that what you're, no, because alright, I do. NARRATOR: At the beginning, this pairing presents a comic irony, because Phil almost never speaks. \"D.N.A.\" is a play by British contemporary playwright Dennis Kelly. here lives in, the brutal terror, it scares me, okay, Ive said it and I am not Well does he? No don't.. because, it's alright. You haven't. Leah is about 16 in this play, and a very self critical and low self esteem girl. No, no, yeah, no, actually, because that man, the man who, he doesnt actually, I mean Im not being fussy or anything, but the man who kidnapped Adam doesnt actually exist, does he. NARRATOR: No, dont tell me, sorry, thats a stupid, thats such a stupid You can tell me, you know. PDF downloads of all 1699 LitCharts literature guides, and of every new one we publish. Scene 3: John Tate is clearly stressed and ties to ban others using the word Zdead [. 3. Well its not all roses, you know. He takes from it a paper plate, a waffle, butter, jam, and a knife. Remember last month, Dan threatened to kill Cathy? un'opera del drammaturgo inglese contemporaneo Dennis Kelly. By the legs. LEAH: What are you thinking? Picks up his coke. I do, no I do talk too much. You can talk to me, Not that I'm - I mean it wouldn't matter if you weren't or were, actually, so -, I mean is it a negative, are you thinking a negative thing about -. Monologues for use and submission dna: dennis kelly (leah) do disgust you? 'For each character seems ruled by their own individual moral code.'. to learn more about this monologue from DNA and unlock other amazing theatre resources! Theyre a lot happier. An overview of some of the main characters in Blood Brothers by Willy Russell. 4 0 obj well yesterday I saw him showing her his phone, like they were old friends. Did you see Jan at Adam's memorial? NARRATOR: 'Who's the most psychopathic of them all.'. See all English Literature resources See all DNA resources Related discussions on The Student Room. I'm under a lot of stress! The narrator examines the morality and motivations of Leah, Phil, John Tate, Cathy and other characters, as some key moments are played out, providing a voice-over commentary and exploring how the characters link to the themes of the play. From the creators of SparkNotes, something better. For full extended monologue, please refer to the script edition cited here: Dennis Kelly, DNA, Oberon Books (electronic edition), 2012, pp.29-32. Later, Leah and Phil are once again alone in a field. You can talk to me. Tell no one, or were all go to prison. You know what he's like, he was sort of hanging around--. life, because I do have, I could walk out of here, there are friends. So long as nothing affected her too directly, Leah was willing to put up with terrible treatment not just from her friends, but also from her boyfriend. Well throw rocks at you until you drop through. In this monologue, I'm playing the role of Leah, a schoolgirl around 17 years old. kno% like (u!ge you no or anything& Be#ause alright ' !o& /here '"m, gonna you kno% or %hate)er you kno% its not the, %ante! gi)en the right gi)en the per+e#t, !on"t ,e#ause you ha)en"t either ' mean it"s not, popular you kno% you ha)en"t& 3itting there all*, Do not sell or share my personal information. An overview of the plot of The History Boys by Alan Bennett. Leah Monologue: What are you thinking? %PDF-1.3 JOHN: Guide written by. LEAH: The world has just changed, reality is not what we think. I won't judge you, whatever it is. Does it. un'opera del drammaturgo inglese contemporaneo Dennis Kelly. Unlock with LitCharts A+. Your monologue must include the location, stage directions, and any lighting Leah gli parla di continuo senza ottenere risposta. No dont because, its alright, its fine, Im not I'm not bothered, Phil, I'm not, it doesn't, I don't care. You'll drop through. youre, you know, Mr, you know, Popular, you know, you havent, you know, you havent, but thats, thats different, isnt it? Is that what you're, because don't, like, y'know, judge, y'know or anything. Dennis Kelly, Leah is sitting in the field with Phil, but (as normal) he does not. Leah gli parla di continuo senza ottenere risposta. Keep your mouth shut. LEAH: NARRATOR: 'Cool-headed, he's always ready with a plan In the middle of a crisis.'. In this monologue, I'm playing the role of Leah, a schoolgirl around 17 years old. A summary of the play DNA by Dennis Kelly, breaking the action down by Act. NARRATOR: PDFs of modern translations of every Shakespeare play and poem. someone. John Tate advances on Brian as if to hurt him, but when Mark, Jan. Brian, the one who reported having seen Adam with a postman in the first place. Summary: DNA by Dennis Kelly follows the silent yet intimidating, 16 year old Phil, and his fearful following of misfits as they come to terms with the consequences of a practical joke that. Phil, a strange guy who spends most of his time eating in silence, is her boyfriend, and she really loves him. Sitting there. Whatever you're, you know, I won't, I won't Is it me? Everythings much better, though. Phil, a strange guy who spends most of his time eating in silence, is her boyfriend, and she really loves him. it is, it is, dont say it isnt, really, dont, youll just embarrass us both "D.N.A." 'Phil is eventually replaced by Cathy.'. Last week Richard invited Mark to his party, bring a friend, anyone you like, can you believe that? An overview of the plot of D.N.A .by Dennis Kelly. One person? The followers in the play include Brian, Danny, Lou, Jan, Mark, and Adam. 'From the start, she never feels showed remorse when she thinks Adam has died. no because, alright, fine, not gonna, you know, or Skip to document Ask an Expert Sign inRegister Sign inRegister Home Ask an ExpertNew My Library Discovery Institutions Harvard University University of Georgia University of the People playwright Dennis Kelly. that youre pretending which makes them awkward and you can see that You're not scared. LEA: What are you thinking? Creating notes and highlights requires a free LitCharts account. Ive got. Is that it? Sitting there, all.. Definitions and examples of 136 literary terms and devices. /hat ' talk too mu#h 's that it? RICHARD: Sign up today to unlock amazing theatre resources and opportunities. I won't judge you; whatever it is. You can talk to me. "D.N.A." I could, if I wanted, given the right, given the perfect, you know. ', LEAH: LEAH: In this monologue, I'm playing the. To begin with he's mentally cruel to Leah, not speaking a. 'Playwright Kelly gets it's character Leah, to define the terms of morality, when he compares humans to psychopathic Chimpsand social Bonobos.'. Qui interpreto il personaggio di Leah, studentessa di circa 17 anni. ', NARRATOR: 'But eventually, even he seems to be pulling back from both the consequences of his actions and the gang. In this way, Leah's actions serve as a cautionary tale against the destabilizing and destructive effects of groupthink and peer pressure. Struggling with distance learning? No, don't tell me, sorry, that's a stupid, that's such a stupid- You can tell me, you know. Refine any search. If you go now and say nothing to no one about this, you won [t be in trouble. you happy no don t answer t leah dna 3 all monologues are property and copyright of their owners monologues P"\,^$|/N7n>+mz|xj#hoKg1ejxciG7WRe `d ;s*h*-h4VScx^LQR4;x]W(IEy l2$:4H`q"ZJUKD^d]6^}nKcQ)@KQS%gBh,S8&UCF S(U,N"$P"]Y6S=XhP&WvAMGUr\(:Zge1!Vq t\p9wrp.r Yep. Scene 1: Mark and Jan discuss . MARK: On March 19, 2016 By crusem15 In DNA, Uncategorized. All monologues are property and copyright of their owners. Phil, a strange guy who spends most of his time eating in silence, is her boyfriend, and she really loves him. Because alright whatever, but this is actually insane! 'Phil is more akin to a Chimp, becoming increasingly cruel throughout the play. You'll also get updates on new titles we publish and the ability to save highlights and notes. Decides it needs more jam. BRIAN: I am brilliant at doing what people say. 2. but I could, if I wanted, given the right, given the perfect, you know, circumstances. An overview of some of the main themes in D.N.A. NARRATOR: No, I do. He doesn't speak, and she's very nervous and anxious about why he isn't taking to her (and his judgements of her). LEAH: I always thought we would get married . What have we done, Phil? as a failure, which in itself makes you more unhappy so you have to "My students can't get enough of your charts and their results have gone through the roof." Students could use this clip as the stimulus for their own presentation on a different character from the play, or as the basis for an essay-style response to one of the characters explored in this clip. Leah always talks to Phil with no response. no, because alright, I do. You know, you can talk to me. "D.N.A." Character research"Leah" - DNA. Like Cassandra, from Greek mythology, Leah speaks without anyone really listening to her. A group of teenagers do something bad, really bad, then panic and cover the whole thing up. No, Im just wondering. Yeah, trying to be part of yeah, yeah. Firstly killing her pet and then threatening to kill herself.'. by Dennis Kelly. I mean really, it is. ashamed. Complete your free account to request a guide. No, Im just wondering. Click the card to flip . )[Zm/owA8 cAK)- 62_v6Mpj^X40~>iP8,M.^p:fs!jg 7@6hx)A I'm finding this all quite stressful, do you know that? You know what he's like, he was sort of hanging around--. You'll land on Adam's corpse and you'll rot together. It's fine. I'm not gonna, y'know, or whatever, y'know, it's not the collapse of my.. Because I do have, I could walk out of here, there are friends I've got. I'm in charge, everyone is happier. 'He lacks the chimp-like ruthlessness, to hold the gang together.'. Richard asks if everyone else has heard that the authorities caught him.. Leah's monologue at the s tart of Section Three demonstrates her growing desperation with Phil and the whole group situation. I mean what is happy, whats gilead the libertine nhb modern plays thinking for a change crochet dreamcatcher patterns robot building for dummies gluten free vegan bread the hypnotic brain for . Leah In a number of scenes . I saw Jan helping a first year find the gym. My students love how organized the handouts are and enjoy tracking the themes as a class., Requesting a new guide requires a free LitCharts account. They murder each otherthey kill and sometimes torture each other to find a better position within the social structure" Leah: "It's Adam, Phil, Adam! No, I do. START: Are you happy? Or everyone? You remember that sunset? Research Playwrights, Librettists, Composers and Lyricists, See more monologues from xXF}W#H,{^F%FQ fi3E|ON6FpNSg8v MdJ[A7GE=XupWFXU?7Qg4 ! pretend to be even happier which doesnt work because people can see NARRATOR: Shirking from the reality of what the group have done. Could be used as part of an exploration of character and theme, either after an initial reading or as part of a revision activity. That I, absolute silence thinking, Lea talks too much, I w, a while, is that it? Not that Im- I mean it wouldnt matter if you werent or were, actually, so- youre, you know, Mr, you know, popular, you know, you havent, you know, There, I'm admitting, I talk too much! Scared, Phil. 1 / 7. DNA Leah Key Quotes. An overview of some of the main themes in Blood Brothers by Willy Russell. Sitting there. Scared, Phil. No, dont answer that, Jesus, sorry, whats wrong with me, Josie Murphy-White Leah- DNA by Dennis Kelly LEAH: What are you thinking? She is clearly concerned about their relationship - ' You need me as much as ' shows her insecurity and desire . Arent you bothered? NARRATOR: 'He's a follower not a leader. Leah gli parla di continuo senza ottenere risposta. MARK: 'In fact he's so calm, he's detached to the point of being sociopathic.'. An overview of some of the main themes in The History Boys by Alan Bennett. We need each other. You're not.. Leah always talks to Phil with no response. 37 Postcards. un personaggio moralistico, una ragazza molto intelligente che spesso si lancia in argomenti intellettuali, anche se non connessi tra loro. Whatever youre, you know, I wont, I wont , I mean, it wouldnt matter if you werent or were, actually so , I mean, is it negative, are you thinking a negative thing about , Not that Im bothered. . In this monologue, I'm playing the role of Leah, a schoolgirl around 17 years old. Stop, dont, dont, Phil, dont, what are you doing, what are you PHIL: Hes dead, everyone thinks hes dead. Like, what do you do?! Phil, un tipo strano che non parla quasi mai, il suo ragazzo e lei ne molto innamorata. Finding it, "exciting". Phil, un tipo strano che non parla quasi mai, il suo ragazzo e lei ne molto innamorata. NARRATOR: No answer. So we were sort of, well alright, taking the p, s sort of. him. this?! 'Brian's guilt is harder to supress, more immediate. Leah's Monologue from - Dna - By dennis kelly - What are you thinking? Sitting there, all All Youre scared. We'll throw rocks at you until you drop through. NARRATOR: Monologue Task Write a monologue for the character of Danny, Cathy or Richard to be performed after the scene that ends on Page 26 with the stage directions: They stare at him open mouthed. No, Im just wondering. We used to go to his birthday parties, he used to have that cheap ice cream and we used to take the piss, remember?" Phil: "I'm in charge. No, sorry, don't tell me, that's a stupid, You can tell me, you know. Everyone is happier. 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