Sweat: Play Summary
Lynn Nottage

Everything you need to understand or teach Sweat by Lynn Nottage.

  • Sweat: Play Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Sweat: Play Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Sweat: Play Overview

Lynn Nottageā€™s Pulitzer Prize-winning play takes place in Reading, Pennsylvania, one of the many cities in America that has experienced a drastic decrease in the citizens' quality of living since the start of the twenty-first century, due to unemployment, globalization, the exploitation of cheap labor, and difficult working conditions. Through her realistic depictions of the relationships among a diverse cast of working-class Americans, Lynn Nottage examines themes of inherited social status, race, ambition, oppression, community, and loyalty.

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