The Green Pastures Discussion Questions

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Connelly's play is a retelling of stories from the Old Testament. In what ways does Connelly's rendition of these well-known stories differ from their traditional telling? To what extent does Connelly's message in this play comply with traditional interpretations of the Old Testament? To what extent does Connelly's play present a different message?

Connelly was a prominent member of the Algonquin Round Table, an informal group of writers, editors, actors, and intellectuals who met regularly at the Algonquin Hotel in New York City. Learn more about the Algonquin Round Table. Who else was associated with this group? What can you learn about some of the other writers? What aesthetic, literary, and cultural perspectives did the Algonquin Round Table generate?

Throughout his career, Connelly worked as a screenwriter, and sometimes as an actor and director, for the Hollywood film industry. Learn more about the film industry during...

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