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  • Play Inherit The Wind
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    The play Inherit the Wind, was written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee to inform its readers about the injustice of a law that limited the freedom of an ordinary citizen. This play is based upon actual events that happened to an individual, John Scopes, in Dayton, Tennessee during the 1920's. This famous "Monkey Trial" not only allowed people to begin to accept new theories about the origin of man, but also showed that they did not have to limit themselves in other areas of life. In the beg...
  • Play
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    The Great White Hope Hats off to Jack Jefferson! In 1908, he became the first black to fight for and win the heavyweight championship. He was a hero in much of the black community which viewed his defiance with tolerance and even pride. White America was not ready for Jack Jefferson. He dressed the way he wanted, talked up a storm and paraded his flashy and very much public affairs with white women. Although I saw the movie, I found the play to be far more entertaining. The highly skilled actors...
  • Affair Between John And Abigail
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    The Crucible, Fact or Fiction Fact or fiction Truth or myth The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, is a combination of all of them. It takes place in the summer of 1692 in Salem Massachusetts during the Salem Witch Trials. This story is actually based upon real events, yet the truth has been indulged upon in order to create a more dramatic and suspenseful play. Although the central themes, events, and characters are basically somewhat factual, many of the main details are not. In the play, the central ...
  • Picture Of Tom And Laura's Father
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    The Glass Menagerie The theme of this play is memories. This is demonstrated through the plot, characters, and setting. The play is a reflection of memories that Tom tries to breakaway from but he cannot because they have such a strong hold of him. He described the way he left the life he portrayed as misery or something other than paradise. The sign of the Paradise nightclub, in the background, was a symbol that paradise was somewhere other than where they were. Tom also tells how his father wo...
  • Naipaul S Memoirs
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    Every piece of poetry and prose has its own unique characteristics from the beginning to end. Most pieces of literature follow a standard form, but as the author or poet adds their own ideas it becomes an entertaining or educational experience. As is the case with V. S Naipaul ='s Miguel Street and Dylan Thomas = Milk Under Wood. A compression dealing with narrative and structural style shows that the two have some similarities for example themes as well as some differences like the use of time....

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