The Playboy of the Western World by J. M. Synge

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Why does The Playboy of the Western World appeal to readers?

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Just a short note to add to the excellent answer above: Synge's Playboy of the Western World is hilarious.  Synge originally labeled the work a farce in its early stages, and though he eventually dropped the label from the title, the play is still very much a comedy/farce. 

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