Murder in the Cathedral Questions and Answers
What does the title, "Murder in the Cathedral" mean? Is it an indication of the power of martyrdom, an eye-catcher, a joke at the expense of thriller-buffs?
What was the role of the four tempters in the play Murder in the Cathedral by T.S. Eliot? How did they tempt the archbishop of Canterbury?
In Murder in the Cathedral, Eliot presents a conflicting emotional duality which Becket faces concerning whether he will become a historical celebrity or not. How far does this struggle convey the meaning of the work as a whole?
What are the differences and the similarities between the play Murder in the Cathedral and the poem "The Waste Land"?
Based on T. S. Eliot's play Murder in the Cathedral, what was Thomas Becket’s life and character like? Why was he isolated? What was his internal spiritual struggle about? What temptations had he to resist? Why was he killed? What was the place for his spiritual values in the totalitarian state he lived in?
The chorus is a key part of Murder in the Cathedral, with its voice changing and developing during the play, mediating the action to the audience. Discuss.
Murder in The Cathedral is said to be a poetic-drama. How does Eliot's play bring out the artistic features of a poem?
Could you help me understand the play Murder in the Cathedral? What is it about (themes), what message it conveys?
What similiarities do the characters Thomas Beckett from Murder in the Cathedral and Michael Berg from The Reader share?
What are the differences and similarities between Murder in the Cathedral and Burial of the Dead by T.S. Eliot?
In T. S. Eliot's play Murder in the Cathedral, what are the meanings of speeches addressed to the audience?
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