Broken Worlds: Comparing O'Neill and Williams
Students read and compare the similarities and differences in two plays. In this theater lesson, students read "The Hairy Ape" by Eugene O'Neill and "A Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams. Students write a compare and contrast essay to analyze the plays. In their essays, students are expected to apply Carl Jung's theory of Modern Man to the characters in the texts. Extension activities are included.