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Pound

 

The poet Ezra Pound, the person who made the single greatest contribution to Twentieth Century arts in the areas of painting, poetry, writing, and sculpting. Also, a Fascist supporter that made propaganda radio broadcasts during WWII.

 

FraNKSON

 

Mr. Frankson is the head of the Department of Justice, a slow talking Texan whom one instinctively dislikes.

 

Hemingway

 

Ernest Hemingway is slim and athletic, with the back and shoulders of a football player. He is every bit a “man’s man,” involved in hunting, sports, warfare, and the conquest of women.

 

Additional Characters


 

Camilla

Camilla (a sophisticated and sexy woman) is an official at the Italian Ministry of Propaganda, Miniculpop.

 

Johnson

Ed Johnson, a reporter for the Chicago Sun Foreign Service. 

 

Muncie

Dr. Wendell Muncie, a Doctor of Psychiatry.

 

Judge

The Judge for the trial of Ezra Pound.

 

Ginsberg

The poet Allen Ginsberg, a San Francisco Beat Poet, and Jewish.

 

The Jury

You are the Jury, with live voting to determine the guilt or innocence of Ezra Pound.

 

 

Ezra Pound was the single greatest contributor to the growth of literature and literary celebrities in the Twentieth Century. He was also a Fascism supporter, broadcasting anti-war and anti-Semitic rhetoric during WWII. Should history judge us by our best actions, or our worst?

 

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