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“the Enemy of the People” by Henrik Ibsen

Abstract The essay will look at the various main characters and their outstanding contribution to the content of the play ‘The Enemy Of The People’. In the first paragraph being the brief content of the play and the main theme which drives the play to the end and an outline of the main characters. The […]

Pages: 3 Words: 877

Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Ibsen, known as the father of modern theatre, was born March 20, 1828, in Skien, Norway, a small lumbering town. Henrik was the fifth child out of six children and his parents’ names were Knud Isben and Marichen Altenburg. His father was a successful Merchant in a small community and his mother his mother […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1467
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Social Classes in the Play “pygmalion”

The play Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw depicts people’s ability to advance through the society regardless of the social distinctions that exist. Shaw reflects a society that is divided by wealth, education and language. He also shows how the social class gap can be broke through the transforming a flower girl, Eliza Dolittle, who assumes […]

Pages: 6 Words: 1696

The Meaning of Nothingness in Waiting for Godot

In Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett condemns the nature of men as futilely waiting for that which he has no control over and not having the free will to move on. The recurring references to Estragon’s predicament with boots, the comparison of Godot to God, and the main characters’ discussion on the tree always come […]

Pages: 3 Words: 1008

Human Nature in “waiting for Godot”

In Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett questions the nature of human existence on earth. The argument can be made that Beckett is examining the role of religious belief in society, and how it affects the human condition. Since humans will never know the true state of existence of a god or a higher power, life, […]

Pages: 6 Words: 1801