By Lloyd Tackitt
December 2012, a huge sun hurricane knocks out the facility grid. 300 million american citizens are all of sudden confronted with a survival scenario. they've got no water, electrical energy or gas. meals swiftly disappears from the shop cabinets, to not get replaced. simply 3 percentage will live to tell the tale. these 3 percentage could have a lot in universal. What does it take to be one among them?
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In The Water Engine, David Mamet reveals a less-than-ideal ideological framework of utopia by attacking the prevailing system of business and capitalism which uses such a utopian vision to hide its own degeneration and corruption. In the world that Mamet describes, the false dream of a utopia is a way of justifying the accumulation of power and money. But in creating a utopian facade, the traditional values of the pioneering spirit of America are rejected or destroyed. Using the 1934 Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago and its vision of a marvelous future as a backdrop, he gradually demonstrates to us through various frames of reference that we are being lied to and manipulated by people who would sell our future in a heartbeat if there was a fast buck to be made.
Throughout the play, there are these momentary interruptions by characters that never appear again. When Gross introduces Lang to Oberman, another instrument of the dark world of commerce and power, he urges Oberman to take good care of the young scientist. Oberman, of course, smiles and agrees. At that point the Knife Grinder walks past singing, “Knives to grind. I’ve got your knives to grind” (28). His song fades beneath the ensuing dialogue where Oberman begins the process of intimidation and betrayal that will end in Lang’s death.
Inventor Thomas Edison. S. male inventor hero who uses his ingenuity to extricate himself from tight spots and who, by so doing, saves himself from defeat and corruption and his friends and neighbors from foreign oppressors” (308). S. male inventor hero” is utterly unable to do so. ” The action centers upon Charles Lang, a young man with an invention. He has developed an engine which literally runs on water—an engine which will put an end to factories as we know them. His name, “Lang,” reminds us of Fritz Lang, the creator of the 1926 film Metropolis.