Both Your Houses Summary
Maxwell Anderson

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Both Your Houses Summary

Maxwell Anderson's Both Your Houses is a political satire that is as relevant today as it was when it was first performed in 1933. The title comes from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, in which Mercutio calls in his dying speech for "a plague on both your houses," referring to two warring families, the Montagues and the Capulets. In Anderson's play, the title refers to the two houses of Congress, the Senate and the House of...

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