Monday, April 19, 2010

Fiddler on the Roof

The whole play is based on following traditions. A man starts out talking into the camera talking about traditions and what traditions he follows. The setting is in like a jewish village. Not a lot of violence or chaos happens in the village. In this village, women do not find their own men; instead, they have a matchmaker that finds them a man. A man is trying to get wealthy because he is tired of being poor. He is trying to also find his daughter a husband. He settles for matching his daughter with the butcher from town. He is wealthy and like his daughter so the father will be happy for her and for the wealthiness she might bring him. Now a young tailor wants to marry his daughter after she said she didn't want to marry the butcher.

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