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Examining the role of alcohol in "Long Day's Journey Into Night"

Summary:  It examines how alcohol affects each member of the Tyrone family.
"In vino veritas", Jamie says this before he exposes his brother to the truth about his various failures and explains how he hoped to drag his brother down with him. The Latin words translate to "in wine there is truth". This is especially true for the Tyrone family, which is on the brink of destruction. The play is about four people who love one another, but are in the process of destroying themselves and each other through their addictions. It is apparent that when one sinks to a new depth, he or she drags another down with them and pulls the rest along. A prime example is Mary's prolonged addiction to morphine. Neither the pleas of her loved ones nor the sanatorium could break her denial about the problem. Rather than confronting her as a family, joining...

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