Marsha Norman Essays
Choice in 'night, Mother College
Marsha Norman’s ‘Night Mother is rife with haunting images and conversations, but no item specified in the play is more revealing than the gun which Jessie chooses to use to end her life. Jessie’s careful decision to use her father’s gun gives...
Differing Perspectives College
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,...
Thematic Order in 'night, Mother 12th Grade
“‘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...