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If M. Butterfly, Cloud Nine, and Angels in America are all examples of Queer Theater, what can you identify as some of the defining characteristics of the genre? In other words, what do they have in common?

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As you locate defining characteristics and commonalities, please note that all three texts deal with intersections of race, gender, class, and sexuality. They also explore the roles of homosexual and bisexual desires within their plots. They also expose binaries of race/sex/gender (and black/white, man/woman).

They also show characters' suffering and anguish due ...

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This solution explores how homosexuality is shown in theatrical pieces.