Inherit the Wind Essay | Themes & Symbols: Inherit The Wind

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Themes & Symbols: Inherit The Wind

Summary: This essay is about the recurrent themes and symbols in the dramatic play, Inherit The Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee.  
Themes and Symbols: Inherit the Wind

As probably the best courtroom dramas of the twentieth century, Inherit the Wind is based on the famous, Scopes Monkey Trial. The play was printed virtually thirty years afterward and takes original authority in varying the true-life elements of the court case. The central conflict of the play is based on the Scopes Monkey Trial itself. Several themes are presented throughout the play, for example when Brady argues for religious values while Drummond argues for natural values and freedom of thought. The definition of a theme is an implicit or recurrent idea. We also see a theme of man versus society, furthermore, Bertram Cates versus the small town of Hillsboro. A third theme is appearance versus reality, or the difference between outward pretext and the basic truth. There are also quite a few symbols all the way through the...

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