Chushingura, the Treasury of Loyal Retainers: A Puppet Play Topics for Discussion

Takeda Izumo
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Moronao is killed in revenge for Lord Hangan's death, but was Moronao truly responsible? Why or why not?

Gihei says that "It is a miserable thing to be a merchant." Considering the important role he played in helping the samurai, why does he feel this way?

Both Yuranosuke and Hanzo are known for their craftiness. Compare and contrast. How are they different? How are they similar?

Over the course of the play, Moronao's outrageous behavior inspires two samurai to kill him. If this behavior is typical of Moronao, how is it that he's survived this long?

Suppose that Kampei had not allowed himself to be distracted by Okaru. How might the play have been different?

Yuranosuke proposes marriage to Okaru, asking that she be his wife for three days. Why does he do this?

Once Moronao is defeated, why is the league compelled to...

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