Ruined Summary
Lynn Nottage

Everything you need to understand or teach Ruined by Lynn Nottage.

  • Ruined Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Ruined Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Ruined Overview

In Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning play entitled Ruined, a proprietress named Mama Nedi attempts to keep her bordello running smoothly amid the ever-increasing danger posed by the Second Congo War. As the battle rages ever closer and it becomes more difficult for Mama Nedi to preserve the neutrality in her bar/brothel, she and the other characters must decide upon their next course of action. Over the course of the play, Nottage includes themes such as betrayal, compassion, and oppression.

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