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Why Marry? - Unveiling the Comedic Intricacies of Marriage in Early 20th Century America - cover

Why Marry? - Unveiling the Comedic Intricacies of Marriage in Early 20th Century America

Jesse Lynch Williams

Publisher: Good Press

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Jesse Lynch Williams' 'Why Marry?' is a groundbreaking play that explores the complexities of marriage and relationships in early 20th century America. The play is written in the style of a comedy of manners, highlighting the societal norms and expectations surrounding marriage during this time period. Through witty dialogue and clever plot twists, Williams challenges the audience to question the institution of marriage and consider alternative paths to happiness and fulfillment. The play's sharp satire and keen observations on human nature make it a compelling and thought-provoking read for both scholars and theater enthusiasts alike. Williams' skillful use of humor and irony adds depth to the narrative, making 'Why Marry?' a timeless piece of literature that continues to resonate with audiences today. Overall, this play serves as a valuable contribution to the American theatrical canon and offers insight into the evolving attitudes towards marriage and relationships throughout history.
Available since: 12/03/2019.
Print length: 321 pages.

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