Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Essay | Student Essay

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof: Analyzing and Comparing the Two Endings

Summary: This essay contains an analysis and comparison of the orginal ending and broadway ending in the play "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." It includes the affect the two endings had on the audience and the significant changes in the two acts.
In the play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, by Tennessee Williams, the author creates two renditions of the plays ending in order to have a different affect on the audience and to alter the meaning of the play. In the Broadway ending of the play Williams has the character Big Daddy involved in the last scene, makes the character Maggie more sympathetic, and has the character Brick go through a transformation after his talk with Big Daddy. These changes made in the last scene alter the character strengths and weaknesses, while changing the audience's interpretation of the play.

In the original Act III, Williams ends the play with the absence of Big Daddy, which, in affect, adjusts our perception of his character. At the end of Act II Big Daddy leaves the scene still a bitter old...

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