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The Lesson

This play, by Ionesco is a drama that "satirizes totalitarianism in education, politics, language, psychology, and sexuality." The play is set in the study of a professor who tutors one student at...

Latest answer posted April 11, 2009 2:23 pm UTC

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The Lesson

Like much with Ionesco work, there is a purpose and a statement seeking to be made with everything within it. If the traditional teacher/ student relationship is considered, one sees that the...

Latest answer posted January 14, 2011 9:54 pm UTC

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The Lesson

“The Lesson” is about a professor and student who are completely out of touch with reality. The professor gets more and more dictatorial and eventually kills each of his pupils. The professor...

Latest answer posted February 25, 2013 6:02 pm UTC

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