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True West

  • Study Guide

True West is a play by Sam Shepard that was first performed in 1980.

Summary

Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis.

Characters

See a complete list of the characters in True West and in-depth analyses of Austin, Lee, Saul Kimmer, Mom, and Old Man.

Main Ideas

Here's where you'll find analysis about the play as a whole.

Quotes

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Teacher's Handbook

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