AmerDramaSymbolsCharacters - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Williams Big Daddy Pollitt o Unaware he has cancer everyone wants some of his wife Clings to

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Williams Big Daddy Pollitt o Unaware he has cancer, everyone wants some of his wife. Clings to life. Big Mama o His wife o Ida Brick o Son, indifferent to Maggie, drinks a lot. Unclear what is sexuality is. Gooper o Son-has produced only rude "no neck monsters" (Dixie, Trixie, Sonny, Polly, Buster). Doesn't get along with Big Daddy. o Brother Man Maggie o Brick's wife, yearns for a child, wants to restore Brick and him to love her. Wants Big Daddy's estate. Pretends to be pregnant at the end Mae o Gooper's wife, she wants the farm too. o Sister Woman Memphis Flynns o Mae Flynn’s Family Susie McPheeters o Someone spit tobacco juice in her face Skipper o Brick's gay college best friend, football player commits suicide after telling Brick he's gay. Rainbow Hill o Famous place for treating alcoholics and dope fiends Glorious Hill HS o Brick's HS Moon Lake o Where they go hunting Gayoso Lobby o Hotel Law of Silence o What Maggie calls Brick’s indifference Sookey and Lacey o Slaves on Big Daddy's plantation. Oschner Clinic o Place where Big Daddy went to see if he has cancer Jack Straw o Owner of farm with Peter Ochello. Peter Ochello o Owner of farm with Jack Straw. Probably gay. Doc Baugh o Doctor at Big Daddy's Home. Doesn't want to tell Big Daddy he has cancer. Cashmere Robe o What Brick gets Big Daddy for his birthday Hansley Widow o Put air conditioning unit in church at Friar's Point
Reverend Tooker o Lives with family Diana Trophy- o Margaret's intercollegiate archery trophy Sonny Boy Maxwell o Man who tried to seduce Maggie at party Gladys Fitzgerald o Double-dated with Maggie, Brick and Skipper in college. Loewensteins o Nice clothing store in Memphis Raisin In The Sun Walter Lee Younger o The protagonist of the play. Walter is a dreamer. He wants to be rich and devises plans to acquire wealth with his friends, particularly Willy Harris. When the play opens, he wants to invest his father's insurance money in a new liquor store venture. He spends the rest of the play endlessly preoccupied with discovering a quick solution to his family's various problems Beneatha Younger ("Bennie") o Mama's daughter and Walter's sister. Beneatha is an intellectual. Twenty years old, she attends college and is better educated than the rest of the Younger family. Some of her personal beliefs and views have distanced her from conservative Mama. She dreams of being a doctor and struggles to determine her identity as a well-educated black woman. Lena Younger ("Mama") o Walter and Beneatha's mother. The matriarch of the family, Mama is religious, moral, and maternal. She wants to use her husband's insurance money as a down payment on a house with a backyard to fulfill her dream for her family to move up in the world.

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