Eugene O'Neill Writing Styles in A Moon for the Misbegotten

This Study Guide consists of approximately 20 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of A Moon for the Misbegotten.
This section contains 490 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Moon for the Misbegotten Study Guide

Point of View

A Moon for the Misbegotten is a play. Each of the five characters speaks lines for themselves, so the story is portrayed objectively. There is no voice filtering any of the characters' own voices.

Sometimes a character relates information that happened offstage or prior to the onset of the play. Jim relates a few stories, about winning at horses and finding it unsatisfying, to revisiting his behavior on the train following his mother's death. Josie passes on information about the two brothers that left years before this moment in time. Hogan speaks of his evening at the inn, when Jim agreed to sell the property to Harder.

Setting

A Moon for the Misbegotten takes place September 1923, in a run-down home in Connecticut on a farm. The house has not been painted in a long time and there is an addition tacked on to the building that...

(read more)

This section contains 490 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Moon for the Misbegotten Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
A Moon for the Misbegotten from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook