Writing the Play Chui Chai Saneha: Using Structure to Deliver the Main Message
Keywords:non-linear structure, main message, dramaturgy, gender discourse, heterosexuality, homosexuality, Sita, Benyakai, Ramakien, Chui Chai
This article on the play Chui Chai Saneha is about the process of writing the non-linear play, and how to convey the main message of the play to the audience through the structure of it. Through the process of writing the play Chui Chai Saneha, I tried to sought to determine effective ways to interwoven three plot lines which tell the stories of three groups of people of three different periods of time. The play tells the story of seven natures of the play characters, comprising of six homosexual males and one female, some of whom decided to end their lives due to broken relationship while others remained alive. From this practical process, it is found out that the structure of the play, which was not chronological, played an important part to convey the main message to the audience.
Keywords: non-linear structure, main message, dramaturgy, gender discourse, heterosexuality, homosexuality, Sita, Benyakai, Ramakien, Chui Chai
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