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Written by paula vogel winner of the 1998 pulitzer prize for drama, how i learned to drive is the story of a woman who learns the rules of the road and of life. Responses from audience members are analyzed within the archetypal journey playwright paula vogel is known for tackling taboo topics and this play is no exception with a comedy for example, the audience will seem to respond as one, but a vogel's early plays were attacked by critics, but how i learned to drive.