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The Real Inspector Hound

Summary: Essay discusses the themes in the play "The Real Inspector Hound" by Tom Stoppard.
Tom Stoppard's "The Real Inspector Hound," is an absurdist play highlighting the folly of the audience and how many people lived illusory lives. This play is a parody on the murder-mystery genre and although includes some major issues such as wish-fulfilment and illusion versus reality, it is intended to be a light-hearted play which the viewer is supposed to laugh at. The character of Moon is quite open about his envy for Higgs, the first-string critic for whom he has stood-in for. He is in fact wishing to be free of Higgs entirely as he suggests, "Perhaps he's dead at last." Moon is heavily involved with the theme of illusion versus reality. He is continuously wishing for superiority over Higgs and hence, falsely identifies himself as a man of higher intelligence. As Moon is caught in the second plane of action, Moon becomes Hound, who enacts...

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