In my scene study class, I've been preparing a scene from the play "Win, Lose or Draw", it's a three act play and in each act the characters either win, lose or draw. I think in my act I lose. This act is called "Final Placement."
“Final Placement” takes place in the office of a social worker. “Luellen James (me) is a mother whose child has been removed from home and adopted out. She wants her kid back, so she confronts Mary Hanson (my scene partner Tammy), the social worker.
My character is also from Oklahoma...so now I'm going to do all the research I can to figure out what type of accent this is...FUN TIMES!
Here's some research that I've done:
Southern American English is a group of dialects of the English language spoken throughout the Southern region of the United States, from Southern and Eastern Maryland, West Virginia and Kentucky to the Gulf Coast, and from the Atlantic coast to most of Texas and Oklahoma.
Here's an audio file:
What I Learned
65. I'm learning how to listen and repeat, hopefully with hard work I'll get there.