Ethics in Modern Drama: A Study of Right and Wrong in Eugene O’Neill’s ‘Desire under the Elms’

Abstract

What is right and what is wrong for men or women has been the intriguing question for the societies all over the world in all ages. Desire under the Elms (1924) is one of the most famous Plays of eminent American playwright of the twentieth century, Eugene O’Neill (1888-1953). In this play, O’Neill chalks out a series of notable themes like- an obsessive love of property, an illicit passion, and an acute father-son conflict, interwoven together with the finest thread of desire and emotion

Keywords: American drama, California, Eugene O’Neill, desire, elms, gold quest, stove


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