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Era Drama Title Author Quotes Love Themes Context if Additional
relevant Notes

Tragedy- 16th Othello William "An old black Race- Drama Took
century- Shakespeare yam is transgressive dominant inspiration
1500's tupping your form of from Greek
white yew" writing. tragedy,
Jacobean Aristotle `fall
tragedies. "Loved for Young Love- Males often…

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alone is high (fantastical)
fantastical" Orsino and
Olivia switch
lovers at a
moment's
notice,
imagination
more
powerful

Restoration The Oscar Wilde Lady Social class- Subject During the
Comedy importance Bracknell calls gossip- matter of English Civil
of being on Lady women roles- restoration War
Victorian Earnest Harbury marry for comedy…

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relationships
`Like being Like above between
with papa' men and
Pet names- women.
`spendfrift' patronising
`squanderbird
' Working-
reliant upon
`almost like husbands
being a man'
Patriarchy on
Dr. Rank unhappy
`must pay for marriages
the fun my
father had' Marriages not
built on
`there are equality or
some people…

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Jerry: You Affair,
remember meeting with
the form. I past lovers.
ask about Love and sex.
your
husband, you
ask about my
wife.
1979 Bent Martin Max walking Max refuses Play set in Involved in
Sherman. with Horst's to 1930's the Gay
body. acknowledge Germany. liberation
"I never held his…

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was only Incest.. Eddie importance
passion that and niece of reputation
had moved Catherine. and naming
into his body, Unconscious names
like a passion to his
stranger" conscious self.

"You're Women as
walkin' wavy! sexual object-
I don't like girl- woman.
the looks
they're givin'
you"
Beatrice views
"when am…

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