“The Cabinet Minister`s Wife” The main character of Branislav Nusic’s play Ms. Jivka Popovic is a clerk’s wife. She doesn’t see social routes of their poverty. She thinks that when her husband becomes a minister they will live better. And when her husband becomes a minister, Jivka forgest about poverty and becomes indifferent towards people around her. She lives for her pleasure and uses the power of her husband. Her husband’s cabinet resigns and they lose not only their power but also their honor. The desire of power and fame is shown in the performance with the help of satire and humor.