Days Without End

Days Without End THIS PAGE ARTICLE WAS EXTRACTED FROM THE BOOK The Plays of Eugene O Neill Including Anna Christie Beyond the Horizon Emperor Jones The Hairy Ape and Days Without End by Eugene O Neill To purcha

THIS 82 PAGE ARTICLE WAS EXTRACTED FROM THE BOOK The Plays of Eugene O Neill Including Anna Christie, Beyond the Horizon, Emperor Jones, The Hairy Ape and Days Without End, by Eugene O Neill To purchase the entire book, please order ISBN 1417913444.

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  1. Eugene Gladstone O Neill was an American playwright who won the 1936 Nobel Prize in Literature for the power, honesty and deep felt emotions of his dramatic works, which embody an original concept of tragedy More than any other dramatist, O Neill introduced American drama to the dramatic realism pioneered by Russian playwright Anton Chekhov, Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, and Swedish playwright August Strindberg, and was the first to use true American vernacular in his speeches His plays involve characters who inhabit the fringes of society, engaging in depraved behavior, where they struggle to maintain their hopes and aspirations but ultimately slide into disillusionment and despair O Neill wrote only one comedy Ah, Wilderness all his other plays involve some degree of tragedy and personal pessimism.

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  1. Two characters are introduced to the audience they are mirror images of each other, one named John, one named Loving wearing a mask not of an innocent character It is quickly apparent that these are two sides of the same character, at war in the same mind.John is writing a thinly disguised novel of his own disillusionment and reasons for his lack of faith in anything namely that God took away the parents he loved This pain and loss is associated with the love he had and therefore he constructs o [...]


  2. Was good until the last couple of pages Disappointed with the ending I was really rooting for nihilism, instead protagonist returns to boyhood Catholic faith Sad really.


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