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Honors at Dawn

Advantages: good,easy to read
Disadvantages: nothing

This play is from the a prominent figure in American theatre and cinema for over 61 years, writing a wide variety of dramas, including celebrated plays such as The Crucible, All My Sons, and Death of a Salesman, which are studied and performed worldwide " ...

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Review of Honors At Dawn - Arthur Miller

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Hell have no fury like a goddess scorned

Advantages: A great example of a greek tragedy
Disadvantages: Doom and gloom

Hippolytus, the classic Greek tragedy, won first prize in the Great Feast of Dionysus in 428 B.C. Written by Euripides, this is a dark psychological play dealing with the powerful emotions of revenge, unrequited love and jealousy. The consequences are dir ...

MAFARRIMOND 08.07.2004 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Hippolytus - Euripides

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One big sex war

Advantages: Hippolytus' speech slagging off women is beautiful (I'm a woman, I'm allowed to say that)
Disadvantages: The characters just don't... feel right... somehow.

Euripidesí Hippolytus is weird. I canít really describe it better than that. Despite the title, itís hard to work out whether the focus of the tragedy is Phaedra, wife of Theseus, Hippolytus, her step-son, or Theseus himself. The themes within the play ar ...

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Hedda Gabler-inspirational or tragic?

Advantages: A beautiful and tragic play
Disadvantages: It's no walk in the park

The Plot Hedda Gabler is one of Ibsen's better known plays. It follows two days in the life of a beautiful aristocrat named Hedda Tessman. What is interesting is that Hedda is only referred to as Hedda Gabler (her maiden name). Ibsen did this so as to ...

amileienna 17.05.2004 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Hedda Gabler - Henrik Ibsen

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Another Ibsen masterpiece

Advantages: Great play from the father of modern drama
Disadvantages: Some people will never get it

Perhaps best known for Ghosts and A doll's House Henrik Ibsen was one of the great iconoclastic playwrights that heralded a new drama. Well before his time Ibsen revolutionised a European stage dominated by spectacle and melodrama. His method was Naturali ...

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