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The Man Who Turned Into A Stick B Ni Natta Otoko Is A One Act Play Written By K B Abe It Is The Third Of Three Plays Written Over Twelve Years 1957 1969 Meant To Symbolize The Different Stages Of Life, Usually Shown Together The First, Representing Birth, Is The Suitcase The Second, The Cliff Of Time, Represents Life Itself, Or The Process, And The Third, The Man Who Turned Into A Stick, Is Death.This Play Has Been Considered As A Main Example Of The Current Of Magic Realism In Japanese Literature Other Japanese Authors With Considerable Literary Contributions To This Genre Are Yasunari Kawabata, Oe Kenzaburo And Yasushi Inoue. It was my first time to read Japanese contemporary drama.Kobo Abe is something magical and mysterious.And so is this collection Hugot 8 10The human self is so much than just an expression with words and phrases Narrative 8 10Suitcase Two women talking about whether to open a suitcase or not, but the real lock lies in one woman s head.The Cliff Of Time A monologue of a boxer in his daily routine.The Man Who Turned Into A Stick All good men are sticks All sticks are faithful and unchanging, if we are to aim for commitment, we are to become sticks.The plays dwell deep in human thought and emotion, often with instances of disturbed narratives and strange phrases FantasyThe plays are simple, but not so easy to understand A mere dialogue turns into somet Absurdly magical and depressing. Just the title play Have read it several times not a workshop play Obdurately mysterious without being opaque. .