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What is the relationship between violence and power in Edward Bond's play Saved?

In Saved, Bond presents violence as intimately related to power. As well as being used by the ruling class to maintain their political power, violence is an expression of the powerlessness of those...

Latest answer posted April 4, 2019 6:58 am UTC

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How does the play Saved deal with social issues like poverty and alienation from the natural world? And what makes it...

In Saved, Edward Bond presents poverty as having a corrosive effect on the human soul. It leads people to do things that they wouldn't normally do. Poverty is therefore not just an economic or...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2019 10:18 am UTC

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Is the play Saved by Edward Bond (1965) modernist, postmodernist, or neither? Why?

If Edward Bond's Saved is to be regarded as part of a literary and theatrical movement, it is best viewed as neither modernist nor postmodernist but as part of the school known as "kitchen sink...

Latest answer posted November 11, 2019 2:23 pm UTC

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What is the aesthetic and political representation of violence in Saved?

There is very little aesthetic beauty to the violence that is presented to us in this play, and Bond deliberately seems to want to expose the horrendous nature of humans and the evil of which we...

Latest answer posted December 30, 2011 3:37 pm UTC

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