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Summarized & Analyzed: "My Children! My Africa!"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
It can be said that the play investigates the tensions between blacks and whites towards the end of apartheid South Africa.
Summarized & Analyzed: "Hamlet"
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
The plots have been slightly altered but the main story is the same. The play is famous mainly because of the titular character Hamlet.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Man of Mode
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Dorimant is the central character and the protagonist of the play. Sir Fopling is there in the subtitle of the play, but he is only one of the many minor characters in the play.
Ready Reference Treatise: I Will Marry When I Want
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The play is set in Post Independence Kenya. It illustrates the legacies of colonialism and innumerable difficulties which the Kenyans faced after the successful overthrow of British colonial rule.
"The Hairy Ape" Summarized and Analyzed
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The play is focused on a brutish and unthinking laborer who is known as Yank. In the world that is controlled by the rich, Yank searches for a sense of belonging.
Ready Reference Treatise: Death and the King's Horseman
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The incident had taken place in Nigeria during the British colonial rule. There was an important native chief who was going to commit ritual suicide, but he was prevented from doing so by the colonial authorities.
Quick Guide: No Exit
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature · Quick Guides to Novels and Plays. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The play revolves around the description of the afterlife. Three deceased characters are punished in their afterlife. Those characters are being locked into a room, in Hell, together till eternity.
Ready Reference Treatise: Cloud Nine
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The first act of the play is set in British colonial Africa in the Victorian era, and the second act is set in a London park in 2979. The time period between these two acts is twenty-five years which pass for the characters of the play.
Literature Companion: The Visit
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 93 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 279. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“The Visit” asks several questions. It questions Swiss neutrality during the Second World War. It also puts a question mark on the rise of fascism. The play also points critically to the rise of capitalism in the 1950s. Eventually, it tries to ask questions about the general corruptibility of justice.
Literature Help: The Seagull
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 89 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 272. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
The present book provides introduction, plot overview, character details, complete summary, and critical analysis; however, it is advised that the students, teachers, and readers must read the original play to enjoy the subtleties of literature which can not be summarized in any form.