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Analysis of "The Stronger" by August Strindberg

Summary: August Stringdberg uses irony in his play "The Stronger" to examine interpersonal relationships.
The Stronger by August Strindberg is a play that is filled with irony. One of the first things noticed in this play is that the characters have no names, nor are they labeled by any type of status. Rather than having names like most plays, the two characters are differentiated by the letters "X" and "Y." Another ironic thing about this play, is how it is written; the dialogue of the play is not evenly spoken. Instead of the two characters conversing between one another, the play is written almost like a monologue where only Mrs. X speaks. Because Mrs. X is the only speaker, one would think that she is "the stronger," but ironically, she is not.

One reason Mrs. X is not thought to be the stronger is that she goes back to her husband after she concludes that an affair...

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