Category Archives : Drama and Theater

  1. Home
  2. /
  3. Drama and Theater

The Second Mrs Tanqueray by Arthur Wing Pinero

Posted in : Drama and Theater on by : cut Comments:

An examination of the play’s structure and how action on physical and mental planes reflects the changes in character of Paula.

READ MORE

Sophocles’s and Thoreau

Posted in : Drama and Theater on by : cut Comments:

This paper discusses the theme of civil obedience in Sophocles’s `Antigone` and Thoreau’s On the Duty of Civil Disobedience.

READ MORE

Blood Wedding by Federico Garcia Lorca

Posted in : Drama and Theater on by : cut Comments:

An examination of the play’s themes, characters, messages, morality, structure, tragic irony, subjective vs. objective values and perceptions.

READ MORE

Searching for a Superwoman

Posted in : Drama and Theater on by : cut Comments:

In “Misalliance”, George Bernard Shaw contrasts the conflicted and hypocritical British female characters with the foreign “superwoman”, Lina, to reveal how English society inhibits its…

READ MORE

Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen and The Sea Gull by Anton Chekhov)

Posted in : Drama and Theater on by : cut Comments:

An examination of the two plays’ characters and themes as reflections of the societies in which they live.

READ MORE

Six Characters in Search as an Author by Luigi Pirandello

Posted in : Drama and Theater on by : cut Comments:

An analysis of the play’s political influences and themes (focusing on fascism), technique, non-realism and appearance vs. reality.

READ MORE

Ubu Roi, Directed By Antonin Artaud

Posted in : Drama and Theater on by : cut Comments:

An examination of Artaud’s interpretation of Alfred Jarry’s play, focusing on the “theater of cruelty” and ideas of Jerzy Grotowski.

READ MORE

Greek Comedy

Posted in : Drama and Theater on by : cut Comments:

An examination of the nature of the comedic theater in Ancient Greece, focusing on Aristophanes’ The Clouds and Plautus’ “The Rope.”

READ MORE