Exposition Major Characters; Davis, Christina, Christine, Matt, and Annie. Protagonist; Matt. In the play, when Matt starts to like a girl, they usually don’t like him back. Setting; A hotel in Amsterdam and Matt’s apartment in the United States.
Inciting Incident Matt, the protagonist, are in the hotel room and they start getting closer, mentally. The couple has sex and Matt is in love with her now. But, Christina does not love him back. She leaves when he is asleep.
Conflict Matt is the protagonist. He has problems with girls loving him back, and when he falls in love with Christina after getting over his previous girlfriend, she does not love him back. Christina, the girl Matt falls in love with, falls in love with Davis. He is engaged and all he wants is sex, and does not love her.
Rising Action Matt tries to tell Christina his feelings, that he loves her, when she comes back to stay. But, he does not know why she wont love him back. It is because she loves Davis, and Matt does not know this.
Climax Davis shows up at the apartment where Christina is with Matt. Christina tries and tell Davis about their past and that it is “not what he thinks”. Davis doesn’t believe her. She knows that he wants to have sex with him, so when Matt leaves Christina and Davis have sex.
Falling Action Davis is having sex with Christina in Matt’s apartment. Davis receives a phone call while in the action, and when he is about to hang up, he tells the girl on the phone that he loves her. As you would imagine this upsets Christina and when Davis leaves she packs and leaves. Later, when Matt comes home, his apartment is empty.
Storytelling Craft The author does a really good job in keeping the audience engaged. There are affairs, which is interesting because you decide if you want them to get caught for cheating or if you want the secret to stay hidden. Also, there is a good amount of sex. Sex always keeps people interested and when it happens to a guy that has a girlfriend and he cheats and has sex, it gets really interesting and you don’t want to put the play down.