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The Rez Sisters

I would argue that humor is utilized in a number of ways in this great play. Firstly, humor is to be found in the forthright nature of many of the characters. An early conversation between...

Latest answer posted July 23, 2020, 3:45 pm (UTC)

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The "trickster" also known as Nanabush takes on many disguises. In the play, Nanabush appears disguised as a seagull, a nighthawk, and the Bingo Master. In the second act The Bingo Master-who is...

Latest answer posted February 6, 2007, 3:41 am (UTC)

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The Rez Sisters

The Rez Sisters was a play written by Tomson Highway. Philomena is the down-to-earth, practical person in the story. However, like the other women, she does want to make her existence in Wasy (a...

Latest answer posted August 9, 2019, 11:52 pm (UTC)

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It is easy to tell right from the outset that Pelajia Moosetail feels isolated. Her desire to go to Toronto is based on her belief that everyone (except herself and her sister Philomena) who live...

Latest answer posted August 12, 2020, 7:17 am (UTC)

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I think that Highway's drama addresses the issue of class in an honest and direct manner. The economic reality that is governing the women of Wasy is that they are poor. They recognize that...

Latest answer posted July 6, 2012, 2:52 am (UTC)

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Spirituality is present in most cultures in one form or another and the similarities become evident in Tomson Highway's Rez Sisters. Anger is one of the Seven Deadly Sins (or vices) in Christianity...

Latest answer posted February 20, 2015, 9:41 am (UTC)

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