Journal Entries for the play, "Of the Fields, Lately" by David French.
Of the Fields, Lately
March 9, 2003
The play Of the Fields, Lately portrays an average working class family living in the cold, isolated area of Newfoundland. Written by David French, The Mercer Family struggles with themselves in their close-knit traditions and encounter difficulties in getting along with each other. The Mercer Family is not a picture-perfect family as the Brady Bunch. They have values and behaviour which predominantly affects their lifestyles.
The relationship between Jacob and Ben is very bizarre considering that they are father and son. Their relati…
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