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    of thinking we used when we created them.” This idea is present throughout Inherit the Wind. Inherit the Wind is a play that challenges both science and belief. Its plot surrounds an educator teaching Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution in a small town where the Bible is treated as the only book that explains where humanity came from. The play’s playwrights, Robert E. Lee and Jerome Lawrence, is justifying, through Inherit the Wind, the perils of having a limited perspective and reveals that one

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    Written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, the play Inherit the Wind is a fictitious spin off of the historical Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925, which hotly debated the concept of evolutionism vs. creationism and, in general, a person’s right to think. Overall this play shows the growth of many different types of characters. One of these characters would be Rachel Brown, the reverend's’ daughter, as well as Bert Cates love interest. She is torn between her love for Bert and her loyalty to her father

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    Inherit the Wind was written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. It tells the tale of a “Monkey Trial” based on what evolution really is to the people in the small town of Hillsboro, a biblical driven town with laws implemented to teaching the Bible, nothing else. The case presented both biological and biblical reference, while also presenting what ignorance and confidence could do to egotistical individuals. In this essay, we will dive into what I have learned from this experience. Inherit the

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    Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee is a fictionalized play on the Scopes Trial, formally known as the Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes. In July 21, 1925, a high school teacher was accused of violating the Butler Act. This act made it illegal to teach evolution in any state funded school. Although Scopes was unsure he taught evolution, he incriminated himself and was found guilty. The subject of the play reflects this event except Inherit the Wind holds themes of censorship,

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    Grove EN7-4 Mr. Gabbey Inherit the Wind Literary Essay In Inherit the Wind, changing some elements of the play, such as names and actions, helps to protect the real characters and their actions, while also continuing to stay historically accurate in terms of the overall theme: religion versus evolution. Although their characters have different names, the characters’ beliefs and actions still carry out the theme. In 1925, schoolteacher John Scopes is arrested for teaching evolution to his students

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    All stories require intriguing conflicts for them to be appealing. The dispute between central characters of Lawrence and Lee’s Inherit the Wind, enriches and develops a captivating narrative. The most significant conflict occurs between Brady and Drummond (person vs. person). Townspeople initial bias against Drummond (person vs society), creating a challenge. Reverend Brown composes an idealistic view of his religion to the disapproval of his daughter (person vs person). Firstly, the most important

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    busy grouping of ten years in America. The power of women’s desire to vote won them suffrage while uncertainty sprouted from government actions such as prohibition and especially the Scopes Trial of 1925. Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee’s play Inherit the Wind is a depiction of this unsettling event that took place in 1925. The four main characters of the play are Bertram Cates, Rachel Brown, Henry Drummond, and Matthew Harrison Brady. The friendships between these four main characters are used

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    Restricted Freedom Inherit the Wind, based on the famous "Scopes Monkey Trial" in the small-town Dayton, Tennessee, was written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. The play was not intended to depict the actual history or the proceedings in the Scopes' trial but it was used as a vehicle for exploring social concern and anti-intellectualism that existed in the Americas during the1950s. In the play, Bert Cates rebels against the laws against the teachings of evolution in schools. He deems this law

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    Both Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee and “Colorado’s long history-and uncertain present- with the KKK and other hate groups” by Noelle Phillips show how a conflict of values make us stronger as people and as a nation. A conflict of values can make people stronger through bringing them together. When people’s beliefs are challenged, they unite against those who do not agree with them. They join with others who have the same ideals as them. This concept is shown in both readings

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    Everyone Has Prejudice Inherit the Wind is a play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee that depicts the infamous Scopes Trial. The real names of the persons involved in the case were changed, however, the play recounts the same story. One journalist in the story, E.K. Hornbeck, who is closed-minded, a hypocrite, and very cynical proves that the religious community of Hillsboro is not the only one to be intolerant. Hornbeck proves to be cynical throughout the play. He first shows this when he

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