Discussion Topics

(Masterpieces of American Literature)

In Charles Fuller’s plays, military justice sometimes turns out to be military injustice. Give examples.

What accounts for the reluctance of African Americans to cooperate with police in Zooman and the Sign?

What are the arguments for and against Fuller’s recommendation that African Americans imitate the speech habits of white Americans?

What is reverse racism? Trace this theme in Fuller’s plays.

Aside from his authorship of plays, what important contributions has Fuller made to the cinema and the theater?