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A Taste of Honey

Summary: In this essay, I examine how Shelagh Delaney utilized different characters to illustrate the themes of her play, "A Taste of Honey."
Shelagh Delaney was no stranger to adversity. After failing the test that would have enabled her to get into grammar school and ultimately leaving school at the age of sixteen, she held a series of odd jobs. At the age of eighteen, Delaney wrote A Taste of Honey, after becoming disenchanted with the popular plays of the day that portrayed genteel middle class society. Delaney wanted to write a play that starred ordinary, working-class people, and dealt with their trials and tribulations. A Taste of Honey did just that, and was acclaimed for the unsentimental way it depicted the lives of "real people." In this play, the characters are forced to deal with harsh circumstances all around them. Each person must find his or her own reason to keep on struggling in such a cruel world. In A Taste of Honey, Shelagh Delaney demonstrates through her...

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