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One of the themes of the play could be said to be "Death in Life", that is how people can 'die' while they're still alive. At one point in the play, the Mother asks the Bride: “Do you know what it...

Latest answer posted February 19, 2007 5:12 am UTC

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Blood Wedding is set in rural Spain, apparently around the year 1900. The action of the play grows out of the attitudes of the simple farming people working the land in the remote, barren...

Latest answer posted January 26, 2019 4:29 am UTC

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In Bodas de Sangre, Acto 2 (Blood Weddings) by Federico Garcia Lorca, the inclusion of the orange blossom as part of the nuptial ceremony in Act II is a symbol of taking wedding vows. In the...

Latest answer posted June 15, 2009 6:14 am UTC

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In the words of the song, love is a many-splendored thing. It can bring joy and happiness, move mountains, and banish sorrow and despondency. On the other hand, love also has a dark side, a very...

Latest answer posted April 23, 2021 12:26 pm UTC

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WifeSleep, my blossom, The horse will not drink.Mother-in-lawSleep, little rose,The horse is weeping, Its hooves are hurt,Its mane is frozen (Act I, scene ii) This is a very convoluted nursery...

Latest answer posted February 29, 2012 1:03 pm UTC

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The metaphorical implications for the reader of both these titles would be heavily grounded in the notions of death or danger. In order to understand the metaphor of each title, th ereader must be...

Latest answer posted May 25, 2011 6:40 am UTC

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In terms of the action within the drama, place is an important construction. The yellow setting of the Bridegroom's home reflects the prosperity and sense of promise associated with wealth. This...

Latest answer posted March 29, 2014 1:26 pm UTC

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A peasant drama is one that deals mostly with characters and themes associated with an agrarian society. While the time period is important, it is not central. Peasant dramas could be written...

Latest answer posted August 31, 2008 9:16 am UTC

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Blood Wedding, like many modernist plays, challenged the tradition of theatrical performance. Rather than just portraying action on stage, this play incorporated elements of song, poetry, music,...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2007 10:06 pm UTC

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You should be safe saying that it takes place probably in Seville, in the 1930's, during the heat of the Spanish Civil War. I say Seville, because most of the action during that time took place...

Latest answer posted May 27, 2009 12:18 am UTC

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