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Different Forms of Violence in Edward Albee’s who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Published)

Violence is one of the most overworked terms within academia as it drove researchers in various disciplines to explore its multidisciplinary nature and effects. Literature is no exception. Out of the master forms of violence, the present paper analyzes the different forms of domestic violence in Edward Albee’s Who Afraid of Virginia Woolf? And A Delicate Balance. The major forms of domestic violence analyzed herein are psychological violence, physical violence, verbal violence and sexual violence. It attempts to investigate the different violent characters in such plays. Moreover, it sheds light on different networks among characters suffering from violence. These highlighted family relationships include husband-wife and father-daughter, relationships.

 

Keywords: Albee, Domestic Violence, Networks, Suffering, psychological violence, verbal violence