The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui Summary
Bertolt Brecht

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The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui is a satirical play, written by Bertolt Brecht, that allegorizes the events that led to Hitler's rise in power. Taking place on the streets of Chicago, Brecht follows the gangster Arturo Ui and his takeover of Chicago and the surrounding area. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui wishes to point towards the failure of a population to protest the rise of such an obvious despot, and help the audience locate moments where resistance is possible.

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