Drama and Theater

Of Charms and Illusions

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An analysis of the themes and characters in Tennessee Williams’ play A Streetcar Named Desire.

The Death of a Salesman

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A study of the character, Willy Loman in Arthur Miller’s famous play, The Death of a Salesman.

Oedipus and King Lear

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A comparison of “Oedipus at Colonus” by Sophocles and “King Lear” by William Shakespeare, focusing on the themes of supernatural agents and blindness.

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennesse Williams

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A discussion on the notion of change and conflictong values with reference to Tennesse Williams’ ‘A Streetcar Named Desire?.

Was Hamlet a Manic Depressive?

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An analysis of the character of Shakespeare’s Hamlet and an interpretation of his psychological state of mind.

The Notorious Irishman

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Paper discussing Oscar Wilde’s work The Importance of Being Ernest, and its treatment of the aristocracy.

Purity of Spirit In Archibald MacLeish’s J.B.

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A detailed look the play by MacLeish.

The Transformation of Nora Helmer

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Is Nora Helmer’s decision to leave her family justified? This paper looks at the character in the Ibsen play, A Doll’s House. (WebSite)

Rivalry Revisited

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Power struggles in “The Legend of Salome” and Strindberg’s Miss Julie.