What sort of changes do the characters in Rhinoceros undergo? What techniques and characterisation are involved in the changes?
Ionesco describes the actual physical change that the characters undergo. The skin morphing, the color disfiguration, as well as the mental change that becomes part of the evolution are all a part of this process. I think that the more interesting element is the notion of the conformist view that overtakes the social order. Berenger is forced to see his friends, his co workers, as well as the woman he loves all become something he isn't and will never be. This is probably one of the most powerful...
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