Buried Child Summary
Sam Shepard

Everything you need to understand or teach Buried Child by Sam Shepard.

  • Buried Child Summary & Study Guide
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  • 30 Buried Child Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
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Buried Child Summary

After more than a decade as Off-Broadway's most successful counter-culture playwright, Sam Shepard achieved national fame and attention with his 1979 Pulitzer Prize-winning family drama, Buried Child. The play is a macabre look at an American Midwestern family with a dark, terrible secret: Years ago, Tilden, the eldest of three sons belonging to Dodge and Halie, committed an act of incest with his mother. She bore his child, a baby boy, which Dodge drowned...

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Study Pack

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Buried Child Study Guide

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