Daily Lessons for Teaching Orpheus Descending

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Objective: Author - Tennessee Williams: Tennessee Williams (born March 26, 1911 - February 25, 1983), was an American playwright who received many of the top theatrical awards for his works of drama. He moved to New Orleans in 1939 and changed his name to "Tennessee" (from Thomas), the state of his father's birth. Today's lesson will introduce the class to the playwright of Orpheus Descending.

1) 1) Class Discussion: Introduce the playwright to the class.
Tennessee Williams (March 26, 1911 - February 25, 1983), né Thomas Lanier Williams, was an American playwright who received many of the top theatrical awards for his works of drama. He moved to New Orleans in 1939 and changed his name to "Tennessee", the state of his father's birth.
Williams was born in Columbus, Mississippi, in the home of his maternal grandfather, the local Episcopal priest. He was of Welsh descent. His father, Cornelius Williams, was a traveling salesman who became increasingly abusive as...

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