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Homophobia and Family - Leading to Isolation in Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Journal: International Journal of English, Literature and Social Science (Vol.7, No. 4)

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Page : 241-243

Keywords : Homophobia; Norms; Sexual Repression; Uncertainty; Family;

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1955) by Tennessee Williams is a play about the Pollitt family of the Mississippi Delta and the lies and uncertainty in the family relationships surfacing due to the fight for the land which leads all the characters trapped in human extremities of emotions and isolation. This research paper explores the important themes of Homophobia and Sexual Repression along with the messed-up family relationships leading to human isolation and psychological implications for each member of the family

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