Elements of Ti-Jean and His Brothers

Elements of the Play

  • tragicomedy,
  • frame narrative,
  •  comedic aspect,
  • dialect speech


Trinidad, Trinidad Creole culture, story takes place in the rainforest of the Trinidad, animals are telling the stories


  • Gros Jon sang when he left home
  • Mi Jean sang the song of silence
  • Ti Jean sang when he was comparing himself to David and Goliath 
  • The devil sings when he eats the human flesh and there is an explosion every time he does this

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