Machinal | Study Guide

Sophie Treadwell

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Overview

Author

Sophie Treadwell

First Performed

1928

Type

Play

Genre

Drama, Women's Studies

About the Title

Machinal is a French adjective meaning "mechanistic or automatic." It is also an archaic English word with a similar meaning. The play's main character commits murder in an effort to free herself from an oppressively mechanistic society.

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