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Essay | Lies and Mendacity in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"

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Lies and Mendacity in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"

Summary: How continual falsehoods play a role in the classic novel "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" by Tennessee Williams.
Discuss the roles of "mendacity" or various characters' crutches in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

Lies and Mendacity run rampant in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. They help keep the play going and keep it interesting. The play shows us the lies that people tell themselves and other instead of the truth that is hard to accept but must be said.

The entire family is involved with lies to Big Daddy and Big Momma, as are the doctors. They tell them that Big Daddy does not have cancer, but only a spastic colon. Brick lies to himself about his feelings for Skipper until Big Daddy forces him to face it. He then understands that he is upset about the way his clean friendship has been misinterpreted. Gooper and Mae pretend to be loving and doting children, when in...

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