Monster Essays - Inherit The Wind
Inherit the Wind
The main theme of Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee is taking a
stand. The play begins in Hillsboro, Tennessee when a man named Bertram Cates breaks the law
by teaching the forbidden Darwin’s Theory. The most famous orators of the time, Matthew
Harrison Brady and Henry Drummond came to this small religious town of Hillsboro. Brady is
prosecuting against Cates and Drummond is defending him. After days of battle, the verdict is
finally decided and Bertram Cates is found guilty.
Many people take stands for different reasons. Some take stands to send a message out
that needs to be sent. ....