Why does the playboy in Synge's Playboy of the Western World appeal to us?
I don't think the playboy, Christy Mahon, in Synge's Playboy of the Western World does appeal to "us." At least not by the conclusion of the play. But I also don't think that is the issue you're really concerned with. At issue isn't whether Christy appeals to our contemporary audience, or even Synge's contemporary audience. The issue is: why...
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