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1

Song Of Fraternization and The Song Of Great Capitulation

Mother Courage and her Children
Brecht

2

Song About The Futility Of Human Endeavor and The Ballad Of Sexual Dependency

Threepenny Opera
Brecht

3

Polly Peachum mobster father tries to have Mac the Knife executed for marrying her

Threepenny Opera
Brecht

4

Death of Elgar Linton

Wuthering Heights
Emily Bronte

5

Pishchik pays off his debts when Englishmen find white clay on his estate

The Cherry Orchard
Chekhov

6

Lena (mom) buys a house in Clybourne Park (white) gives rest of money to Walter
Walter (married to Ruth who has a kid named Travis) wants to open a liquor store
Gets scammed by Willy Harris and Bobo

A Raisin in the Sun
Hansberry

7

Beneatha (Bennie) wants to be a doctor
Also rejects George Murdison

A Raisin in the Sun
Hansberry

8

Friendship with Plinio Designori
Joseph Knecht gains title of Magister Ludi
Father Jacobus
Castalia
Age of Fuelliton
Music Master

Glass Bead Game
Hesse

9

Janie Crawford talks to Phoebe
Logan Killicks
Joe Starks (Mayor of Eatonville)
Tea Cake (Vergible Woods)

Their Eyes Were Watching God
Hurston

10

"Little Squirrel” and “twittering Lark”
forges her father’s signature to pay for Italy trip

Nora Helmer from A Doll's House

11

Dr. Rank has syphilis
Krogstad blackmails Nora Helmer
Walks out on Torvald

A Doll's House
Ibsen

12

Horstad (editor) and Aslaksen support Dr. Stockmann at first who says the Baths have bacteria
Judge burns his house

An Enemy of the People
Ibsen

13

Harvard Solness falls from a tower and dies before he can build Hilda Wegel the promised kingdom

The Master Builder
Ibsen

14

Wife of George Tessman
Blackmailed by Judge Brack and has a “Beautiful Death)

Hedda Gabler

15

Eilert Lovborg is a drunk who writes a manuscript
It’s burned by Hedda and Mrs. Elvsted tries to reconstruct it

Hedda Gabbler
Ibsen

16

Håkon Werle
Gregers Werle (his son)
Hjalmar and Gina Ekdal
Hedvig shoots herself

The Wild Duck
Ibsen

17

Darl Bundren burns Gillespie’s barn
Brothers-Cash, Jewel and Varduman
Sister- Dewey Dell who is raped by Skeet MacGowan
Dad- Anse Mom-Addie (dying)
Neighbors -Vernon and Cora Tull

As I Lay Dying
Faulkner

18

My mother is a fish
I Made it on a bevel

As I Lay Dying
Faulkner

19

Light in August
A Rose for Emily
Barn Burning
Reivers

Faulkner

20

Begins in a cafe with Jean
Logician tries to explain syllogisms to the Old Man Dogs and cats are the same because they have four legs
Socrates is a cat because he is dead
They are green and have hoarse voices Daisy
Mrs. Boeuf is the first to transform

Rhinoceros
Ionesco (Romanian)

21

Says I Will Not Capitulate
His drinking buddies are Botard and Dudard
He responds that Life Is Dream when accused of daydreaming
He refuses to turn into the title creature even after his love interest Daisy does

Berenger from Rhinoceros by Ionesco

22

Dinner party with the Martins and the Smiths that is interrupted by the Fire Chief
One character calls herself Sherlock Holmes after discovering a couple aren't married -one child has red eyes and another has white eyes
Dr. Mackenzie-King had his own liver operated on before doing a liver operation
Bobby Watson family

The Bald Soprano
ionesco

23

A Report to an Academy
The Hunter Gracchus
Josephine the Singer

Kafka

24

Henry Higgins makes a bet with Colonel Pickering that he can make Eliza Doolittle act like a duchess
It begins with the notetaker, a possible policeman, taking notes on what people are doing, including people arguing over a cab, in Covent Garden where Eliza sells flowers
She uses New Small Talk like They Done Her In
Her father, Alfred, is described as Britain’s Original Moralist, gives a lecture on morality, and inherits a fortune from Wannafeller and she throws her shoes at him
She marries Freddy Hill after going to a ball held by Nepommuck
They live on Wimpole Street
One character complains Men Men Men
Clara reads social criticism by H.G. Wells

Pygmalion
Shaw

25

Mildred shreds Philip Carey’s sheets despite his help
Marries Sally Athnely, Thorpe’s sister
Is clubfooted
Causes Fanny to ice herself
Becomes a doctor after Uncle William dies
Invests in the Boer War

Of Human Bondage
Maugham

26

The Razor’s Edge- Larry Darrel
The Moon and Sixpence- Charles Strickland goes from Paris to Tahiti
Cakes and Ale- William Asheden-Harry
Ashenden- hairless Mexican and Colonel R

Maugham

27

Blind Assasin- Alex Thomas has affair with Iris Chase
Oyrx and Crake- BlyssPluss, Waston-Crick Institute
Cat's Eye- Elaine Risley
The Robber Bride- deceased classmate Zenia who stole boyfriends

Atwood- Canadian

28

Zoo Story-Jerry impaled by Peter's knife from a tickle fight in Central Park
The Sandbox- Young man performs calisthenics
Seascape- Nancy and Charlie see lizards Leslie and Sarah- startled by planes
The American Dream
A Delicate Balance-Edna, Harry, Tobias

Albee

29

Mademoiselle Fifi
Piece of String-Maitre
The Horla- invisible Brazilian vampire
Madame Teller’s Establishment
Bel Ami

Maupassant

30

Elisabeth Rousset is forced to sleep with Prussian officer but is shunned later
Travel from Rouen to Le Havre
Cornudet whistles La Marseillaise

Ball of Fat
Maupassant