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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

by Tennessee Williams

Analysis: Genre

Family Drama

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is just that—a play about a familial conflict over the wealth of the dying patriarch. We must remember when we read Cat that this is play, and meant to be performed on stage. We also must remember that, above all, we are scrutinizing the concept of family. Why do we care? Oh yes, because we all have families...and drama too.

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