The Threepenny Opera Questions and Answers

The Threepenny Opera

PS A lovely musical and informative link to the opera is presented here:

Latest answer posted November 25, 2009, 10:32 pm (UTC)

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The Threepenny Opera

Generally, the main themes are corruption, vice (or sin), and redemption. These are themes that can be linked to human behavior generally and to specific characters' behavior. But overall, Brecht...

Latest answer posted May 18, 2010, 10:46 pm (UTC)

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The Threepenny Opera

Because the primary theme of The Threepenny Opera is the underlying corruption of society, many auxiliary themes that spin off the main one could generate appropriate thesis statements for an...

Latest answer posted November 4, 2018, 6:17 am (UTC)

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The Threepenny Opera

I think Jenny betrays Mac for the money, plain and simple. There is the usual comparison between she and Judas and the analogy/theme of betrayals. Being one of his former lovers, she might also be...

Latest answer posted January 3, 2010, 4:12 am (UTC)

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The Threepenny Opera

I believe Macheath's biggest flaw is his lack of emotion or regret for how he's lived his life. He shows no reaction when Polly reads the list of charges against him. He's committed murder,...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2007, 8:33 am (UTC)

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