An Ideal Husband (Plays by Oscar Wilde) by Oscar Wilde

By Oscar Wilde

Wilde's dramatic masterpiece set in London. a few of the issues of An perfect Husband have been prompted by way of the placement Oscar Wilde stumbled on himself in in the course of the early 1890s.

“Sooner or later we will all need to pay for what we do. yet nobody can be completely judged via their past.”

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Kiernan, Thomas. The Intricate Music: A Biography of John Steinbeck. Boston: Little, Brown, 1979. Lisca, Peter. The Wide World of John Steinbeck. : Rutgers University Press, 1958; rpt. New York: Gordian Press, 1981. Millichap, Joseph R. Steinbeck and Film. New York: Frederick Ungar, 1983. Morris, Harry. ” In Davis, Steinbeck: A Collection of Critical Essays, pp. 149–162. Owens, Louis. John Steinbeck’s Re-Vision of America, Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1985. Simmonds, Roy S. ” In Benson, The Short Novels of John Steinbeck, pp.

The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious, ed. Sir Herbert Read, et. al. , vol. 9 [1] of The Collected Works ofC. G. , 1975). Kiernan, Thomas. The Intricate Music: A Biography of John Steinbeck. Boston: Little, Brown, 1979. Lisca, Peter. The Wide World of John Steinbeck. : Rutgers University Press, 1958; rpt. New York: Gordian Press, 1981. Millichap, Joseph R. Steinbeck and Film. New York: Frederick Ungar, 1983. Morris, Harry. ” In Davis, Steinbeck: A Collection of Critical Essays, pp. 149–162.

For some readers, the bleak ending of the novella is despairing—and disspiriting. For others, responsive to Steinbeck’s musical motifs and the obvious harmony in the resolve of Juana and Kino to get rid of the pearl, the ending is a relief, a release, as the couple attempt to go back to their earlier life. Steinbeck suggests that Kino has learned to accept defeat, and his attitude toward the tragic death of Coyotito is the appropriate one of ineradicable grief for the loss of a human being, rather than the anger at his own loss of his male heir.

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