ISU Play Concordances

Searching 'night, Mother by Marsha Norman

Complete Alphabetical Word List from'night, Mother

Complete Word List Ordered by Frequency for'night, Mother

View starting dialogue for each section from 'night, Mother to help identify location of a particular passage.

Searching the Play

In the following link, search using your browser's Find mechanism (under the Edit menu item in Netscape). All keywords are prefixed with a double-colon (::) and all speaker's names are prefixed with a colon-equals (:=) while location within the source is designated by a locator at the start of the string. Keywords are first grouped together in alphabetical order and then sequenced by their order within the play. As an example:
.10  ::HIMSELF          :=Jessie:                      calculator. Dawson bought it for himself, you know, but then he saw one he
The keyword here is HIMSELF (search for ::HIMSELF) while the speaker is Jessie and the phrase is "calculator. Dawson bought it for himself, you know, but then he saw one he" which can be found in the text source under MOTHER1.10.

Complete Word, Speaker and Phrase List Ordered Alphabetically for 'night, Mother


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This page was last updated on June 24, 2011.