Elements of Ti-Jean and His Brothers

Elements of the Play tragicomedy, frame narrative,  comedic aspect, dialect speech Setting Trinidad, Trinidad Creole culture, story takes place in the rainforest of the Trinidad, animals are telling the stories Singing 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…

Ti-Jean and His Brothers Analysis

The Deeper Meaning The play is a retelling of the struggle against colonialism. The three brothers represents the challengers to colonialism: Gros-Jean represents the slave generation that thinks brut strength is the answer to all problems. Mi-Jean represents the middle class with their snob ideals. Ti-Jean is today’s generation Therefore, the brothers represent the movement of the generations throughout the…