Inherit the Wind

by

Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee

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The Wind

As the play’s title indicates, the wind is a central symbol of Lawrence and Lee’s work. The line from Proverbs, quoted by Brady and then, after Brady’s death, by Drummond, goes as follows: “He… (read full symbol analysis)

Monkeys

The Hillsboro Trial, like the Scopes Trial on which it is based, is called, in the press, a “monkey trial.” This derives from the teaching of evolution, and the misbegotten, popular notion of evolution, that… (read full symbol analysis)