Long Day's Journey into Night Essay | Plot Summary of "Long Day's Journey into Night"

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Plot Summary of "Long Day's Journey into Night"

Summary: The themes of alcohol addictions and denial in "Long Day's Journey into Night" by Eugene O'Neill.
When we are first introduced to Mary, who is the mother in the in Eugene O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey into Night," it is evident that she has a severe anxiety problem. Mary is very self-conscious and spends most of her time asking how she looks so her family constantly compliments her. Everyone in the family tries to shield her from the truth of Edmund's illness, because they understand how sick with worry she will be if they are honest about he situation. However, this causes her to grow suspicious.

Tyrone, on the other hand, is informed about the fact that his son may be very sick, and still resents his family very much. His family begins antagonizing him first thing after he wakes up about his snoring, and none of them lay the topic to rest for a great while. The two...

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