The Plough and the Stars

by Sean O'Casey
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The Plough and the Stars

I don't think the play really has a 'villain'. For a while we may be tempted to regard Gar's father in a poor light but that's because we are seeing him principally through Gar's eyes and Gar feels...

Latest answer posted June 4, 2009, 10:02 pm (UTC)

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The Plough and the Stars

Let us remember how the setting of this theme clearly links it to one of the most famous violent revolutions in Ireland's history: the Easter Uprising of 1916. The play focuses on one single...

Latest answer posted December 26, 2011, 11:19 pm (UTC)

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The Plough and the Stars

Bessie Burgess, who lives alone, is a neighbor of Nora and Jack Clitheroe, a married couple in a tenement building. Bessie Burgess is a loud, hard-drinking, down-to-earth woman who seems to be...

Latest answer posted January 3, 2019, 12:25 am (UTC)

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