Wit Summary
Margaret Edson

Everything you need to understand or teach Wit by Margaret Edson.

  • Wit Summary & Study Guide
  • 2 Student Essays
  • 19 Literature Criticisms
  • ...and more
  • 30 Wit Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Wit Summary

Wit, by playwright Margaret Edson, was first produced in 1995. After several small productions, Wit had its first showing in New York in 1998. Edson won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for this piece. Page numbers in this guide refer to the Faber and Faber 2001 edition.

Vivian Bearing is diagnosed with stage four metastatic ovarian cancer. She goes through eight cycles of an aggressive experimental chemotherapy. This treatment is not intended to help...

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Study Pack

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Wit Study Guide

Lesson Plan

Wit Lesson Plans contain 111 pages of teaching material, including:

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