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Questions about the play 'Speed-the-Plow' (1988) by David Mamet. Use with the tag [david-mamet].

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Meaning of "See you at the A and P" in Speed-the-Plow by David Mamet

In Mamet's Speed-the-Plow, what does Fox mean by "See you at A and P "? Here: KAREN: I don't belong here. FOX: Well, I can help you out on that. You ever come on the lot again, I'm going to ...
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What does "speed the plow" mean in David Mamet's play?

What does Speed-the-Plow mean in David Mamet's play? I know that it is a traditional song that farmers sang to ask God to bless their crops. But I can't figure out the relationship between the meaning ...
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Meaning of "Going back to one's Tribal Caves" in Speed-the-Plow by David Mamet

In Mamet's Speed-the-Plow, what does Gould mean by "go back in their Tribal Caves"? Here: “Yes, and you get ready, now: you get ready ’cause they’re going to plot, they’re going to plot ...
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