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    Women are often perceived as mother figures who stand by their husbands no matter what type of situation they encounter. They are expected to give a perfect image to society and do not get the greater say. Eugene O 'Neill’s play, A Long Day’s Journey into the Night (1940), gives the reader a representation of a woman who is still influenced by these standard societal expectations. The character, Mary Tyrone, depends greatly of her husband and will not leave him even if she wanted to. In The Awakening

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    Virtuous Ignorance? A Comparison of A Long Day 's Journey Into Night and Birdman In the art of storytelling, the artist tends to rely on a specific pattern of story development. This pattern, as we have seen in the numerous literary examples that we have read so far, naturally conforms to a rigid framework—one that we, as humans, repeatedly desire. This framework was described by Dan Harmon as “the story circle”, and mirrors the cyclical nature of our conscious perceptive capabilities, as well

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    Families are expected to support each other through the worst of times. But in A Long Day’s Journey into Night the mother, Mary, struggles with an addiction to morphine and the only empathy she receives is from her youngest son, Edmund. Edmund is ill with Tuberculosis and he understands his mother more than his brother, Jamie, and father, James. Mary’s older son, Jamie, and her husband did want her to conquer her addiction but they act as if she should be able to beat her addiction within minutes

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    Long Day`s Journey into thePast: The character analysis of Mary In the play ¡°Long Day¡¯s Journey into Night,¡± by Eugene O¡¯Neill, the writer depicts a typical day of the Tyrone family, whose once-close family has deteriorated over the years for a number of reasons: Mary¡¯s drug addiction, Tyrone Jamie and Edmund¡¯s alcoholism, Tyrone¡¯s stinginess, and the sons` pessimistic attitude toward future. In the play, all of the four characters are miserable about life, and they all remember the past

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    American Religion in Long Days Journey into Night               The modernist sentiments throughout Long Days Journey into Night, by Eugene O'Neill, are apparent in many different ways.  Among the methods he used was the portrayal of America's withdrawal from traditional religion and modes of behavior.  He used his immigrant Irish family, the Tyrones, as a pedestal for this idea by highlighting their departure from traditional

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    part of many plays, and Long Day Journey into Night is no different. The author Eugene O’Neill captures this in his play published in 1956. A semi-autobiographical play the author focuses on a family of four, which is the Tyrone family, where their mother Mary is a morphine addict, while her son Edmund is suffering from tuberculosis. Many families try to hide and cover addictions as part of protecting their family name and image. In the play, “Long Day’s Journey into Night”, Eugene O’Neill exposes

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    In the plays Long Days Journey into Night by Eugene O'neill and Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, father-son relationships are perceived as a messy affair, full of unrealistic expectations, disappointment, resentment, and regret. These two plays portray the worst in the relationship between father and son. Both plays show how painful events can cause family members to harbor resentment and bad feeling towards one another. In both Death of a Salesman and Long Days Journey Into Night the unrealistic

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    In the two readings of Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey Into the Night and Margarita Spalding Gerry’s “The Enemy”, we can compare and contrast the main characters of the women in each reading on behalf of their drug addiction. In Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey Into the Night, Mary Tyrone struggles with her addiction of Morphine and in Margarita Spalding Gerry’s “The Enemy”, Mrs. Campbell also struggles with morphine addiction. In both readings we can compare and contrast each of these women’s

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    title, theses plays have much in common with each other. Oedipus Rex, by Sophocles, Hamlet by William Shakespeare, and Long Day's Journey Into Night were three of the plays we read in class. Although it was apparent that these plays were different, but however, reflecting back to these plays it makes sense why we read them together. Oedipus Rex, Hamlet, and Long Day’s Journey Into Night all have family issues, each play ends in a tragedy, and each of these plays without a doubt has a twisted plot.

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    Why did the director of Into the wild choose the songs that he chose? In the song Setting Forth, Long Night, and Guaranteed these songs all have to do with the journey that Alex or Chris McCandless took. They are about being free not to look back on the past but just to focus on what is next. In the song Setting Forth it say “Go forward in reverse” To me this is talking about the belt that Alex made with Mr. Franz. “Fame a skull and crossbone. Across the strip of cowhide one sees a rendering

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