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George Bernard Shaw

Candida by George Bernard Shaw is a problem play in the sense that it either challenges a posture or unveils an issue that is latent but persistent in society. In this case, the issue is the...

Latest answer posted September 10, 2017, 9:53 pm (UTC)

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George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw was a man whose work was compared to humorous and clever authors who were well-known at the time: But by the turn of the century, Shaw’s smart, funny voice had emerged—a unique...

Latest answer posted July 30, 2016, 7:28 pm (UTC)

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George Bernard Shaw

Both Catherine and Major Paul Petkoff are minor characters in Shaw's Arms and the Man, so their characters and roles are not highly developed by Shaw. Nonetheless, each plays an important role in...

Latest answer posted October 22, 2010, 9:10 am (UTC)

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George Bernard Shaw

It is probably anachronistic to ask whether George Bernard Shaw was or was not a feminist. First, as a graduate student, you will study various different forms of feminism, which differ in many...

Latest answer posted February 29, 2012, 4:15 pm (UTC)

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George Bernard Shaw’s Joan of Arc is a strong, powerful, impressively capable visionary and leader. Although she is just a teenager, Joan understands the complexities of her social world in ways...

Latest answer posted January 31, 2020, 7:08 am (UTC)

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George Bernard Shaw

The style of George Bernard Shaw's play The Devil's Disciple is simple, clear, expository, unpoetic, humorous, and aphoristic. The Devil's Disciple is one of Shaw's earliest play, but already shows...

Latest answer posted February 22, 2022, 11:00 am (UTC)

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George Bernard Shaw

Shaw, in his essay on freedom, looks at how governments and employers enslave those under them for their own benefit. Shaw examines how we have certain things we need, such as food, clothing,...

Latest answer posted June 20, 2016, 3:12 pm (UTC)

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George Bernard Shaw

Many of George Bernard Shaw's plays were intended to illustrate socialist ideas about economics, politics, and gender relations. One of the reasons that it is very important to read Shaw's prefaces...

Latest answer posted May 27, 2012, 7:27 pm (UTC)

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George Bernard Shaw

Like Oscar Wilde, GBS based his witty comic stride on the Victorian London Society, particularly the pomp and circumstance of their exaggerated self righteousness, their holier than thou attitudes,...

Latest answer posted January 8, 2010, 1:49 am (UTC)

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George Bernard Shaw

Shaw, like many other peers of his time, were very observant of the massive social divide between the different social classes, the working classes, artists, and the middle class. The typical...

Latest answer posted September 30, 2010, 9:35 am (UTC)

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George Bernard Shaw's critique of The Importance of Being Earnest appeared in the Saturday Review on February 23, 1895. Shaw employs two main rhetorical strategies to criticize the play. One is to...

Latest answer posted March 10, 2021, 5:03 pm (UTC)

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As far as writing style and characterization, I would choose Hamlet. Shakespeare's universal themes and multi-layered characters in the play make it difficult for playwrights to surpass him....

Latest answer posted April 24, 2010, 8:09 am (UTC)

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