Joe Orton's work is known for its dark comedy, macabre subjects, and farcical nature. Describe these terms and how they apply to Entertaining Mr. Sloane.
How does Orton portray "family" in Entertaining Mr. Sloane? What do you think his intention is behind this portrayal?
How does Entertaining Mr. Sloane challenge the status quo of British society? How does it challenge sexuality?
Describe the theme of Entertaining Mr. Sloane. What methods does Orton use to express this theme? Cite examples from the text.
Describe how "humanity" and "virtue" are portrayed in Entertaining Mr. Sloane. Is this a hopeful or a negative view? What in the text supports this viewpoint? How do you feel about it?
Does Joe Orton employ a standard "well-made-play" format in Entertaining Mr. Sloane? Describe the plot line for the play.
How is Joe Orton's own life reflected in Entertaining Mr Sloane? What figures in the...
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