True West

by: Sam Shepard

Suggested Essay Topics

Writing help Suggested Essay Topics

Delineate how the brothers change roles over the course of the play. Use specific lines and actions as proof.

Discuss the significance and meaning of the title True West.

Discuss the distinction between "art" and "business" Shepard makes in the play.

Do you think True West is a naturalistic work of drama? Give evidence of the absurd and hyper-real in the play.

Why does Shepard warn directors against implanting a "concept" onto the play?