The Children's Hour (play) Summary

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  • 4 Literature Criticisms
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Essays & Analysis (4)

2,273 words, approx. 8 pages
Critical Essay by Doris V. Falk [Lillian Hellman's eight] original plays fall into two principal groups, based on Hellman's view of human action and motivation—a highly moral view... Read more
375 words, approx. 2 pages
Critical Essay by George Jean Nathan The revival of Lillian Hellman's The Children's Hour has again reminded us that when adroitly treated, whether seriously or humorously, gossip and it... Read more
7,752 words, approx. 26 pages
In the following essay, Titus discusses the ways The Children's Hour reflected changing thoughts about women's sexuality in the early to mid-twentieth century. American theaters in the l... Read more
7,419 words, approx. 25 pages
In the following essay, Fleche explores the representation of lesbianism in language in The Children's Hour. Lesbian rule: a mason's rule made of lead, which could be bent to fit the cur... Read more