Constructing Uplift and Womanhood: Treemonisha’s Plot and Libretto

Constructing Uplift and Womanhood: Treemonisha’s Plot and Libretto By: Demi Browder, LaShaunda McWright, Kennedy Taylor, Kyleigh Brown, and De’Ja Smith How We Feel About Treemonisha Personally, Treemonisha is a play based on feminism and strength. Treemonisha goes through hardships throughout the entirety of the play ie. kidnapping and doubt; but she manages to still lead […]

Treemonisha: Difference, Power, and Music

Treemonisha: Difference, Power, and Music In the opera Treemonisha, by Scott Joplin, there is difference and power displayed in the music of the quintet that begins Act 1 (“The Bag of Luck”) and throughout the whole number. Introduction The quintet that begins Act 1 (“The Bag of Luck”) portrays the ways in which Joplin exemplifies […]