A Cat On A Hot Tin Roof Analysis

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“A truth told with bad intent, beats all the lies you can invent” discuss in relation to ‘A Cat On A Hot Tin Roof’. Technically, I believe that there are different types of lies, small lies that avoid conflict, lies told to spare peoples’ feelings, lies accounted for their own benefit, lies that bypass responsibilities and lies told to hide the truth. Lies are often portrayed because the person is scared of rejection, a lie is like a shield and the reality can be painful, in spite of this a lie can hide or delay the pain by taking the easy way out. Telling the truth with bad intent, gets someone else in trouble and the liar gains something, it can be witnessing them in pain or maybe they get something you lost from the truth. Dishonesty is usually planed and that only makes the person more despiteful by reason of that they had time to sleep on it and they still chose to expose what occurred. Referring to a cat on a hot tin roof, the entire family is involved with lies. Mendacity plays a huge role in the play; it shows us the lies that have been told instead of the truth maybe really hard to accept but essentially be spoken of. Right from the start of the play, the reader got caught up into the lies that complicates and twists the truth. Mendacity was first introduced when Brick mentions the death of his close friend skipper has caused him to drown into his alcoholism as he waits eagerly for the "click" which will shut down thoughts and disgust for his wife because he

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