Dogeaters Summary
Jessica Hagedorn

Everything you need to understand or teach Dogeaters by Jessica Hagedorn.

  • Dogeaters Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Dogeaters Lessons
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  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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Dogeaters Summary

Jessica Hagedorn's Dogeaters is a play in two acts that deals with the brutal suppression of political opposition to Ferdinand Marcos's government in the Philippines, as framed against the first Manila International Film Festival. Hagedorn playfully rearranges historical events and presents the harrowing and tragic narrative as a radio soap opera.

The play is narrated throughout by the radio soap opera personalities Nestor Norales and Barbara Villanueva. They introduce the central...

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Lesson Plan

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