Eve, the Apple, and Eugene O'Neill: the Development of O'Neill's Concept of Women

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It is the purpose of this paper to outline the development of O'Neill's characterization of women from the loving, submissive Mother in the early plays to the Mother turned Destroyer in the later plays. This is accomplished through a chronological examination of the women characters in eight of O'Neill's major plays--Beyond the Horizon, The Staw, Anna Christie, Welded, Desire Under the Elms, The Great God Brown, Strange Interlude, and Mourning Becomes Electra.

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Mazaher, Kay H. June 1963.

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It is the purpose of this paper to outline the development of O'Neill's characterization of women from the loving, submissive Mother in the early plays to the Mother turned Destroyer in the later plays. This is accomplished through a chronological examination of the women characters in eight of O'Neill's major plays--Beyond the Horizon, The Staw, Anna Christie, Welded, Desire Under the Elms, The Great God Brown, Strange Interlude, and Mourning Becomes Electra.

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Mazaher, Kay H. Eve, the Apple, and Eugene O'Neill: the Development of O'Neill's Concept of Women, thesis, June 1963; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108205/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .