International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Tomson Highway's Play the Rez Sisters: A Structural Analysis
Abderrahim Elayan Abuswailem

This paper argues that Tomson Highway structures The Rez Sisters, in form and content to be as an example on how the native Canadians oppress themselves and therefore fail to materialize their dreams. The sisters abandon hard work which is the most crucial requirement to gain any progress in life. The paper tries to approach the Rez sisters with reference to the Loman's in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman to demonstrate that failure has nothing to do with race or color, but rather to the absence of hard work.

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