Marsha Norman Essays

12th Grade

'night, Mother

“‘night, Mother” by Marsha Norman is a play wrapped neatly in a bow; at a forty-minute run-time and with two characters, at first it doesn’t appear that there is much to the play. Upon further inspection, however, many hidden layers of the play...


'night, Mother

What would you do if a loved one nonchalantly informed you that later on in the night he or she planned to take his or her own life? This is the news Thelma Cates is faced with after returning home to her daughter Jessie, in the play 'night,...