Tender Mercies

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“Tender Mercies,” written by Horton Foote, is a screenplay, which presents to the reader ordinary people, who are trying to live decently in an unpredictable and violent world. The reader comes to be aware of many dramatic scenes where the central characters have come to experience many complex but yet fascinating situations in their lives. Reading this screenplay the reader will come to acknowledge one of the centralized themes in “Tender Mercies,” which is the …

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…screenplay whenever there was a fall, the characters were able to get back up and continue their lives. for example, the screenplay did nothing to trivialize Mac’s daughter’s death. Her death had little effect on the course of her father and other’s lives. Her death just made everyone that knew her very emotional. As a matter of fact, as Mac’s daughter died, Mac and Sunny got even closer with one another.