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Millennium Approaches Summary
Tony Kushner

Everything you need to understand or teach Millennium Approaches by Tony Kushner.

  • Millennium Approaches Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Millennium Approaches Lessons
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  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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Millennium Approaches Summary

Plot Summary

Set in the mid-1980s, Millennium Approaches tells the story of two couples during the Reagan era and the outbreak in AIDS awareness. Louis Ironson's lover Prior Walter is dying of AIDS, and Louis can't handle the horrors of the illness. He leaves Prior, who begins having visions of an approaching Angel. Meanwhile, Joe Pitt, a conservative Mormon, is offered a position in the Department of Justice by high-powered attorney Roy Cohn. Joe wants to take the job, but his wife Harper is battling mental problems and addiction to Valium. Joe faces the ethical dilemmas involved in the politics of his new job opportunity, as well as his dawning realization that he's gay.

The story begins at Louis's grandmother's funeral, when Prior tells Louis that he's been diagnosed with AIDS. He's afraid Louis will leave him, and his fears are confirmed as Louis immediately begins wondering whether he...

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