Strindberg is known as a father of naturalism. Choose one formal element of Miss Julie (action, character, setting, etc.) and discuss how it might relate to Strindberg's understanding of the naturalistic theater.

Discuss how the figure of the mother informs Miss Julie's character.

In his preface to the play, Strindberg describes Miss Julie as obsessed with animals. Discuss the role of animals in the play.

Discuss the figure of the Count. How does he appear (or not appear) in the play? What is the function of the various objects that indicate his presence?