Long Day's Journey into Night Essay | The Tyrone's Poison Themselves to Forget about Life

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The Tyrone's Poison Themselves to Forget about Life

Summary: Essay discusses how the Tyrone family all poison themselves in different ways to forget about their problems in Eugene O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey Into Night."
In Eugene O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey Into Night", the Tyrone family all poison themselves in different ways to forget about the hardships and problems they have been faced with in life. Tyrone, Edmund and Jamie all poison themselves by drinking almost constantly because they have all become drunks, while Mary poisons herself by taking morphine because she has become a dope-fiend. Though not one of them does this on their own will, but in reality they are all victims of harsh lonely lives

First, Mary takes morphine as an escape because she became addicted after she gave birth to Edmund, "[Edmund]...If you'd spent money for a decent doctor when she was so sick after I was born, she'd never have know morphine existed." (O'Neill 142) Though every time she takes it, it seems as though she becomes more and more detached from...

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