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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof | Study Guide

Tennessee Williams

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Author

Tennessee Williams

First Performed

1955

Type

Play

Genre

Drama

About the Title

The title, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, refers primarily to the emotional state of the character Maggie. Because of her sexual frustration and fears about her husband being disowned by his family, Maggie is as nervous as a cat on a hot tin roof.

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