Choppy dialogue, little plot development, unsympathetic characters
"...not the play for you. Salome employs staccato sentences with long, surreal descriptions filled with flowing adjectives. The characters are introspective, openly lustful, and dwell in a Byzantine-esque court, living out their fantasies. Perverse attractions reign: Herod's lusts for his wife's daughter as does a Syrian in the court; she for the frigid prophet Iokannan; the Syrian's friend lusts for him. Murder and suicide is triggered. In my opinion ..."
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"i used this book to learn how to read, it is a thrilling story which you should most definatly read because it will change the way you think and could even teach you something new.
even though this play is by an old dead english man it does have relevance today and is very interesitng. i did find that the lack of pictures was a problem because when i didnt understand the story i couldnt see it in picture form...this would have improved the product. ..."
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