Context in Tennessee Williams

Below is the PowerPoint for studying the CONTEXT of ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’.

Cat_on_a_Hot_Tin_Roof_context

If you were off, try to use the research you complete for that task to help with this Literary Study question:

“Drama explores the local and the universal . . .”

 Discuss some of the principal means by which a playwright explores the “local and the universal” in any two plays.

Also, here’s something to watch when you get a chance, which will be helpful when trying to understand the context of Williams’ writing:

http://www.schooltube.com/video/30825d9050fb947c0d74/Tennessee-Williams-Wounded-Genius-part-1

http://www.schooltube.com/video/75d9995cfc771ecb8682/Tennessee-Williams-Wounded-Genius-part-2

http://www.schooltube.com/video/a18470ee365a50f5f9ab/Tennessee-Williams-Wounded-Genius-part-3

http://www.schooltube.com/video/70fdeed19cb009560bd5/Tennessee%20Williams%20-%20Wounded%20Genius%20part%204

http://www.schooltube.com/video/7ee530d18723dda018b7/Tennessee%20Williams%20-%20Wounded%20Genius%20part%205