Wilt play questions and answers

Wit Worksheet

Answer the questions below but make sure to provide the


that supports your answers.

You can list points but include page numbers for all evidence in support of the point.


What is one of the major themes in this play, and how do you know it to be a major



What issues or ideas might Edson be calling attention to in this play?

3. Like

A Doll House, Wit

also offers pairs of characters who can be linked in various ways.

Chose a pair and offer an assertion about them that could be argued. How exactly are they

linked? What is important about the connection? Make sure to offer evidence from the




What importance does language play in



Clearly, it is mentioned often. Why, do you

think? How is it used, by whom, and for what purposes?