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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

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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