First, a note - for those of you
thinking of seeing the film "The Elephant Man" - remember it is not
the same as the piece of literature you have been assigned. Titles are not
and so different treatments of stories can have the same name. This is the
case here. Although they both deal with the same historical story, and both
interestingly done, they are totally different pieces with different viewpoints.
(Seeing them and comparing them would be very interesting' but they will not
for one another.)
You will be asked to read the play through twice. After the first read
through, you will find out "what happen;," that is, you will figure out the people
and the sequence of events.
Now read the play a second time. Answer the
following Study questions online: