Buried Child | Study Guide

Sam Shepard

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Overview

Author

Sam Shepard

First Performed

1978

Type

Play

Genre

Drama

About the Title

In a literal sense the play Buried Child is about a family who has a child's body buried in their backyard. In a metaphorical sense, the play is about buried family secrets.

Summary

This study guide for Sam Shepard's Buried Child offers summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text. Explore Course Hero's library of literature materials, including documents and Q&A pairs.

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