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this_DT
is_BEZ
a_DT
stagy_NN
film_NN
adapted_VBN
from_IN
roger_NP
rueff_NP
's_POS
play_NN
"_"
hospitality_NN
suite_NN
._.
''its_NNS
about_IN
three_CD
travelling_NN
salesmen_NNS
attending_VBG
an_DT
industrial_JJ
convention_NN
,_,
whose_WP$
chicago_NP
company_NN
has_HVZ
sent_VBN
them_PP
to_IN
wichita_NP
,_,
where_CS
the_DT
company_NN
has_HVZ
paid_VBN
all_PDT
their_PP$
expenses_NNS
for_IN
them_PP
to_IN
rent_NN
a_DT
hospitality_NN
suite_NN
on_IN
the_DT
16th_CD
floor_NN
of_IN
the_DT
hotel_NN
,_,
where_CS
they_PP
aim_VB
to_TO
score_VB
a_DT
substantial_JJ
account_NN
from_IN
the_DT
big_JJ
kahuna_NP
,_,
someone_PN
named_VBD
dick_NP
fuller_NP
,_,
who_WP
is_BEZ
the_DT
head_NN
of_IN
a_DT
big_JJ
industrial_JJ
corporation_NN
._.
he_PP
is_BEZ
someone_PN
they_PP
have_HV
never_RB
met_VBN
before_IN
,_,
but_CC
they_PP
want_VB
to_TO
sell_VB
him_PP
industrial_JJ
lubricants_NNS
and_CC
they_PP
want_VB
desperately_RB
to_IN
land_NN
this_DT
new_JJ
account_NN
,_,
it_PP
is_BEZ
their_PP$
only_RB
reason_NN
for_IN
coming_VBG
to_IN
the_DT
convention_NN
._.
"_"
the_DT
big_JJ
kahuna_NP
"_"
revels_NNS
in_IN
salesmen-talk_NN
among_IN
the_DT
three_CD
white_JJ
christian_JJ
males_NNS
,_,
two_CD
of_IN
them_PP
,_,
larry_NP
(_(
spacey_NP
)_)
and_CC
phil_NP
(_(
devito_NP
)_)
,_,
who_WP
are_BER
veteran_JJ
salesmen_NNS
,_,
having_HVG
teamed_VBN
together_RB
for_IN
the_DT
last_OD
twelve_CD
years_NNS
,_,
while_CS
bob_NP
(_(
facinelli_NP
)_)
is_BEZ
a_DT
young_JJ
man_NN
who_WP
has_HVZ
just_RB
recently_RB
been_BEN
hired_JJ
by_IN
the_DT
firm_NN
and_CC
works_NN
in_IN
the_DT
research_NN
department_NN
._.
these_DT
three_CD
are_BER
virtually_RB
imprisoned_VBN
in_IN
their_PP$
small_JJ
hospitality_NN
suite_NN
waiting_VBG
to_IN
meet_VB
the_DT
big_JJ
kahuna_NP
,_,
as_CS
the_DT
focus_NN
of_IN
this_DT
claustrophobic_JJ
film_NN
is_BEZ
on_IN
their_PP$
interactions_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
hospitality_NN
suite_NN
._.
the_DT
three_CD
salesmen_NNS
have_HV
different_JJ
things_NNS
on_IN
their_PP$
mind_NN
that_CS
is_BEZ
troubling_VBG
them_PP
and_CC
a_DT
different_JJ
attitude_NN
to_IN
their_PP$
job_NN
,_,
and_CC
they_PP
are_BER
each_DT
going_VBG
through_IN
internal_JJ
changes_NNS
that_CS
are_BER
profoundly_RB
altering_VBG
their_PP$
life_NN
._.
the_DT
outstanding_JJ
cast_NN
tries_VBZ
to_IN
figure_NN
out_RP
in_IN
their_PP$
own_DT
way_NN
what_WDT
they_PP
are_BER
doing_DOG
and_CC
why_WRB
._.
what_WDT
comes_VBZ
into_IN
question_NN
is_BEZ
their_PP$
opinions_NNS
on_IN
life_NN
and_CC
death_NN
,_,
on_IN
god_NP
and_CC
morality_NN
,_,
and_CC
on_IN
how_WRB
they_PP
make_VB
a_DT
living_NN
._.
these_DT
are_BER
tough_JJ
questions_NNS
and_CC
the_DT
truth_NN
seems_VBZ
to_IN
be_BE
somewhere_RB
in_IN
their_PP$
sales_NN
pitch_NN
._.
their_PP$
dialogue_NN
is_BEZ
acerbic_JJ
,_,
witty_JJ
,_,
and_CC
analytical_JJ
._.
following_JJ
in_IN
the_DT
long_JJ
tradition_NN
of_IN
salesmen_NNS
films_NNS
--_???
from_IN
death_NN
of_IN
a_DT
salesman_NN
,_,
the_DT
tin_NN
men_NNS
,_,
and_CC
glengarry_NN
glen_NP
ross_NP
,_,
as_CS
this_DT
film_NN
tries_VBZ
to_IN
get_VB
you_PP
to_IN
see_NN
what_WDT
there_RB
is_BEZ
about_IN
salesmanship_NN
that_CS
gets_VBZ
these_DT
men_NNS
high_JJ
._.
in_IN
this_DT
case_NN
,_,
it_PP
is_BEZ
landing_NN
the_DT
big_JJ
kahuna_NP
._.
they_PP
each_DT
are_BER
trying_VBG
to_TO
see_VB
why_WRB
he_PP
's_BEZ
on_IN
top_NN
and_CC
why_WRB
they_PP
are_BER
chasing_VBG
after_IN
him_PP
._.
what_WDT
makes_VBZ
this_DT
film_NN
different_JJ
than_CS
the_DT
others_NNS
,_,
is_BEZ
its_PP$
blatant_JJ
religious_JJ
message_NN
,_,
comparing_VBG
orthodox_JJ
religion_NN
to_IN
what_WDT
they_PP
do_DO
,_,
as_CS
both_RB
must_MD
sell_VB
their_PP$
product_NN
._.
and_CC
how_WRB
after_IN
each_DT
one_CD
's_BEZ
psyche_NN
is_BEZ
stripped_VBN
clean_JJ
by_IN
the_DT
other_JJ
,_,
there_EX
is_BEZ
a_DT
pause_NN
and_CC
some_DT
lesson_NN
about_IN
life_NN
has_HVZ
sunk_VBN
in_IN
that_DT
is_BEZ
pertinent_JJ
to_TO
each_DT
._.
the_DT
goal_NN
in_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
in_IN
literally_RB
landing_NN
the_DT
big_JJ
kahuna_NP
,_,
but_CC
in_IN
finding_VBG
out_RP
what_WDT
bill_NN
of_IN
goods_NNS
they_PP
sold_VBD
themselves_PPX
that_CS
made_VBD
them_PP
be_BE
salesmen_NNS
._.
larry_NP
and_CC
phil_NP
have_HV
one_CD
way_NN
of_IN
doing_DOG
things_NNS
and_CC
have_HV
no_DT
qualms_NNS
of_IN
incorporating_VBG
a_DT
sales_NN
pitch_NN
as_IN
part_NN
of_IN
their_PP$
life_NN
._.
bob_NP
thinks_VBZ
he_PP
is_BEZ
above_RB
the_DT
fray_NN
and_CC
he_PP
pitches_NNS
every_DT
chance_NN
he_PP
can_MD
get_VB
about_IN
his_PP$
belief_NN
in_IN
jesus_NP
christ_NP
._.
his_PP$
vacuous_JJ
character_NN
and_CC
smug_JJ
outlook_NN
on_IN
life_NN
are_BER
covered_VBN
by_IN
a_DT
disarming_NN
smile_NN
and_CC
an_DT
eagerness_NN
for_IN
him_PP
to_IN
prove_VB
in_IN
his_PP$
actions_NNS
the_DT
words_NNS
of_IN
jesus_NP
he_PP
literally_RB
believes_VBZ
in_IN
._.
bob_NP
is_BEZ
a_DT
baptist_JJ
,_,
who_WP
takes_VBZ
a_DT
very_RB
non-questioning_VBG
and_CC
literal_JJ
attitude_NN
about_IN
religion_NN
._.
to_IN
just_RB
look_NN
at_IN
another_DT
woman_NN
and_CC
lust_NN
after_IN
her_PP$
is_BEZ
a_DT
sin_NN
,_,
according_VBG
to_IN
the_DT
way_NN
he_PP
reads_VBZ
the_DT
bible_NN
._.
when_CS
asked_VBN
by_IN
larry_NP
why_WRB
he_PP
married_VBD
his_PP$
wife_NN
,_,
he_PP
seems_VBZ
puzzled_JJ
and_CC
can't_MD
even_RB
say_VB
because_CS
he_PP
loves_VBZ
her_PP$
,_,
only_RB
that_CS
marriage_NN
is_BEZ
something_PN
sacred_JJ
to_IN
him_PP
._.
the_DT
contrast_NN
in_IN
their_PP$
personalities_NNS
is_BEZ
stark_JJ
._.
larry_NP
is_BEZ
all_PDT
business_NN
,_,
he_PP
simply_RB
wants_VBZ
to_IN
close_JJ
the_DT
sale_NN
._.
he_PP
comes_VBZ
into_IN
the_DT
room_NN
pumped_VBN
for_IN
the_DT
convention_NN
,_,
using_VBG
his_PP$
attack_NN
mode_NN
to_IN
establish_VB
how_WRB
serious_JJ
he_PP
is_BEZ
about_IN
being_BEG
a_DT
salesman_NN
._.
he_PP
criticizes_VBZ
phil_NP
for_IN
being_BEG
so_RB
placid_JJ
,_,
for_IN
getting_VBG
such_DT
a_DT
small_JJ
suite_NN
,_,
for_IN
having_HVG
the_DT
cheap_JJ
food_NN
tray_NN
of_IN
carrot_NN
sticks_NNS
rather_RB
than_CS
the_DT
one_CD
of_IN
stuffed_JJ
shrimp_NN
,_,
and_CC
for_IN
being_BEG
burned-out_IN
._.
he_PP
tells_VBZ
him_PP
to_TO
go_VB
on_IN
a_DT
vacation_NP
._.
get_VB
a_DT
woman_NN
._.
while_CS
phil_NP
is_BEZ
reflective_JJ
on_IN
where_WRB
all_RB
his_PP$
best_JJS
years_NNS
have_HV
gone_VBN
for_IN
him_PP
and_CC
is_BEZ
contemplating_VBG
a_DT
career_NN
change_NN
,_,
now_RB
that_CS
he_PP
is_BEZ
52_CD
and_CC
is_BEZ
painfully_RB
divorcing_VBG
his_PP$
wife_NN
,_,
after_IN
having_HVG
lived_VBN
too_RB
lonely_JJ
a_DT
life_NN
on_IN
the_DT
road_NN
for_IN
too_RB
long_JJ
._.
he_PP
now_RB
finds_VBZ
himself_PPX
suffering_JJ
from_IN
some_DT
troubling_VBG
dreams_NNS
and_CC
questioning_NN
what_WDT
he_PP
believes_VBZ
in_IN
._.
he_PP
has_HVZ
always_RB
been_BEN
a_DT
charmer_NN
,_,
shaking_VBG
everyone_PN
's_POS
hand_NN
,_,
trying_VBG
to_IN
please_RB
his_PP$
clients_NNS
while_CS
trying_VBG
to_IN
make_NN
the_DT
sale_NN
._.
larry_NP
is_BEZ
more_DT
aggressive_JJ
as_IN
a_DT
salesman_NN
,_,
he_PP
is_BEZ
always_RB
a_DT
heart_NN
attack_NN
away_RB
from_IN
every_DT
big_JJ
sale_NN
._.
in_IN
contrast_NN
,_,
bob_NP
is_BEZ
only_RB
in_IN
his_PP$
twenties_CD
and_CC
everything_PN
seems_VBZ
fresh_JJ
to_IN
him_PP
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
his_PP$
first_OD
time_NN
for_IN
him_PP
on_IN
the_DT
road_NN
._.
when_CS
dick_NP
fuller_NP
doesn't_DOZ
arrive_VB
at_IN
the_DT
party_NN
the_DT
salesmen_NNS
throw_VB
,_,
larry_NP
becomes_VBZ
confrontational_JJ
and_CC
asks_VBZ
phil_NP
if_NN
he_PP
spoke_VBD
to_IN
the_DT
man_NN
himself_PPX
about_IN
the_DT
gathering_NN
._.
when_CS
told_VBN
that_CS
he_PP
spoke_VBD
to_IN
the_DT
secretary_NN
,_,
larry_NP
throws_VBZ
a_DT
tantrum_NN
and_CC
is_BEZ
resigned_VBN
to_IN
going_VBG
back_RP
to_IN
their_PP$
home_NN
office_NN
without_IN
the_DT
new_JJ
account_NN
._.
but_CC
when_CS
they_PP
start_VB
talking_VBG
to_IN
bob_NP
,_,
whom_WP
they_PP
forced_VBD
to_IN
act_NN
as_IN
the_DT
bartender_NN
,_,
they_PP
are_BER
surprised_JJ
to_TO
learn_VB
that_DT
fuller_NP
did_DOD
indeed_RB
come_VB
but_CC
was_BEDZ
wearing_VBG
another_DT
man_NN
's_POS
name_NN
tag_NN
and_CC
that_DT
bob_NN
spent_VBN
the_DT
entire_JJ
evening_NN
consoling_JJ
the_DT
tycoon_NN
over_IN
his_PP$
recently_RB
deceased_JJ
dog_NN
and_CC
then_RB
talking_VBG
to_IN
him_PP
about_IN
jesus_NP
._.
bob_NP
then_RB
tells_VBZ
the_DT
boys_NNS
about_IN
a_DT
private_JJ
party_NN
fuller_NP
is_BEZ
attending_VBG
afterwards_RB
,_,
and_CC
that_CS
he_PP
invited_VBD
bob_NP
to_IN
attend_VB
._.
larry_NP
and_CC
phil_NP
can't_MD
fathom_VB
how_WRB
bob_NP
didn't_DOD
make_VB
a_DT
sales_NN
pitch_NN
._.
but_CC
they_PP
soon_RB
take_VB
another_DT
tact_NN
and_CC
decide_VB
to_IN
prep_JJ
bob_NN
on_IN
how_WRB
to_TO
get_VB
fuller_NP
's_POS
attention_NN
about_IN
their_PP$
company_NN
's_POS
product_NN
as_IN
they_PP
sent_VBD
him_PP
off_RP
to_IN
meet_VB
fuller_NP
,_,
and_CC
will_MD
await_VB
his_PP$
return_NN
in_IN
the_DT
hotel_NN
room_NN
._.
these_DT
two_CD
sharp_JJ
salesmen_NNS
are_BER
reduced_VBN
to_IN
waiting_VBG
for_IN
this_DT
smug_JJ
kid_NN
to_IN
come_VB
back_RP
and_CC
tell_VB
them_PP
he_PP
saved_VBD
their_PP$
ass_NN
._.
the_DT
irony_NN
of_IN
their_PP$
situation_NN
is_BEZ
played_VBN
out_RP
in_IN
the_DT
darkness_NN
of_IN
the_DT
hotel_NN
room_NN
,_,
as_CS
they_PP
stay_VB
up_RP
late_JJ
into_IN
the_DT
night_NN
trying_VBG
to_IN
make_NN
sense_NN
out_RP
of_IN
their_PP$
lives_NNS
._.
these_DT
three_CD
performers_NNS
were_BED
outstanding_JJ
,_,
each_DT
understanding_NN
what_WDT
their_PP$
role_NN
called_VBN
for_IN
,_,
each_DT
coming_VBG
through_IN
with_IN
a_DT
marvelous_JJ
performance_NN
._.
the_DT
only_JJ
problem_NN
with_IN
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
that_CS
its_PP$
more_DT
of_IN
a_DT
play_NN
than_CS
a_DT
cinematic_JJ
experience_NN
._.
but_CC
the_DT
insightful_JJ
dialogue_NN
and_CC
refreshing_JJ
dramatics_NNS
,_,
give_VB
it_PP
an_DT
intelligent_JJ
selling_NN
point_NN
and_CC
make_VB
it_PP
a_DT
good_JJ
product_NN
to_IN
see_VB
._.