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Unformatted text preview: Darryl Williams Dr. Kathi Griffin ENG 205-09 4 October 2010 Critical Analysis of “Livin' Fat” “Livin' Fat” is a play that was written and performed by the MADDRAMA members at Jackson State University. The purpose of the play was to entertain and emphasize a few morals. I knew the topic had something to do with money hence the title “Livin' Fat.” I also knew that the play would be geared towards an African American audience, more specific, the students at Jackson State. I knew all of these things before intending the play, except that it was a MADDRAMA production. I assumed the play would be performed by professional stage play actors. I figured this play would be like every other black play: at least one overly religious character, at least one comedic character, heavy use of Ebonics, and some kind of expected moral. The play was exactly what I thought it would be. It contained all four of those “black play” aspects just as I expected. I'm not really a big fan of plays to begin with, so when of those “black play” aspects just as I expected....
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- Fall '10
- World Literature, Dr. Kathi Griffin, professional stage play