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Welcome to Thebes, Shmoopers. The population of this town is pretty thickly doomed--when they're not sleeping with their own mothers (lookin' at you, Oedipus) or acting all high and mighty and assuming that their legislation is far better than the gods' (cough, Creon, cough cough), they're burying their brother when devoting their brother is forbidden--c'mon, Antigone; we've been over this. Antigone is the third volume in what is maybe the most messed up Greek tragic trilogy of all time:......Read More
August Wilson was born Fredrick August Kittle on April 27, 1945. His parents were Frederick Kittel, a German immigrant, and Daisy Wilson, an African woman woman. The playwright never saw much of his father growing up. He was mostly raised by his mother, in an apartment with no hot water, at Pittsburgh's Hill District, a largely black neighborhood. When he was 20, August Kittle formally became August Wilson. He ditched his absent father's name altogether, aligning himself with his mother, her......Read More
While sleeping close to a sycamore tree at the sacristy of an abandoned church, Santiago, a shepherd boy, has a recurring fantasy about a kid who informs him that he'll come across a hidden treasure if he travels to the Egyptian pyramids. An old lady tells Santiago that this fantasy is prophetic and that he should follow its instructions. Santiago is unclear, however, because he loves the life span of a shepherd. Next Santiago meets a mysterious older man who seems able to read his thoughts. He......Read More
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