Sexual identity in Tony Kushner's Angels in America
Brno, Czech Republic
This bachelor thesis proposes a look at the contemporary America drama and it deals with Tony Kushner's play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes. The thesis contains information about the author - Tony Kushner, then it introduces the play Angels in America, and finally, it deals with analysis of sexual identity. This analysis of sexual identity in both parts of this play, e.g. Part One: Millennium Approaches and Part Two: Perestroika is the main goal of the thesis. The analysis made in this thesis contains primarily differences between heterosexual and homosexual identity, and then male and female identity. A part of the analysis is also a theme of AIDS and its presence in Kushner's play.