john guares six degree separation character paul claims be son sidney poitier order gain ent

in john guare’s six degree of separation, the character paul claims to be the son of sidney poitier in order to gain entree into the apartment (and into the lives) of flan and ouisa kittredge. discuss this element of the play, addressing the following points:

– What is it about flan and ouisa that makes them so willing to allow the son of sidney poitier into their home?

– What is it about sidney poitier that makes him such a perfect “phony” father for paul?

– In the year 2013, whom would Paul claim to be his father, and why?