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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof: Overview

VCE Literature Units 3&4

Cat on a Hot Tin RoofSource: (Encyclopædia Britannica, 2019). Paul Newman and Elizabeth Taylor in “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” (Metro Goldwyn Mayer Inc, 1958).

Level 1Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, a play by Tennessee Williams,... exposes the emotional lies governing relationships in the family of a wealthy Southern planter of humble origins. (Britannica, n.d.)

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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)


Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

Level 3 resourceLEVEL

Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof | Keywords

Level 1Keywords
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Death, Decay, Dynasty, Greed, Masculinity, Mendacity, MoresPlantation, Sexual repressionSuperficiality

Cat on a hot tin roof | Study guides

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof | eBook

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof | Audio book

Level 1Audio booksDon't forget to use your OverDrive Sora app to download and listen to these audiobooks offline. See the Kerferd Library Sora help page for details. These Sora audio books can be reserved by teachers for book assignments.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof | Curriculum alignment

Level 1Victorian CurriculumAustralian Curriculum AlignmentThis Mentone Girls' Grammar School LibGuide supports the following Australian and / or Victorian curriculum outcomes.

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