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Analysis of "Inherit the Wind"

Summary: Essay describes the transformation of the character of Brady in "Inherit the Wind" by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee.
Inherit the Wind, written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, takes place in the small town of Hillsboro in the midst of the venerated lawyer Matthew Harrison Brady. Brady changes from an idolized paragon of success to an object of criticism and disappointment. Initially, the townspeople revere and respect Brady, but after his tremendous defeat in the courtroom, his respect and invincibility forsake him and his image is broken. Brady bathes in self-confidence in the beginning of the play, but after Drummond ruins Brady's stance, Brady is completely insecure. Brady encounters his true defeat when he loses his audience and fans- the townspeople. Brady believes that the famous trial is certain to earn him fame; truly, it does, but not in the way that he expects.

Brady goes from idol to irritation. The townspeople hold Brady in the highest esteem. They all know of...

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