Florence Henrietta Darwin Writing Styles in Six Plays

Florence Henrietta Darwin
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As is indicated by the collection's thematic emphasis on questions of social justice, there is the very clear sense that the author is writing from a place of concern with issues relating to the inappropriate use of power over those who have little - which is, essentially, what social IN-justice is. In other words, in all these plays the author dramatizes the conflict between those who want and/or have power for their own purposes, and those who want/have it in order to advance the greater good. Examples of the former are Teck in ...Rhine, Wilkie in Days..., Nick in ...Garden, and members of the Giddens/Hubbard families in ...Foxes (Regina, Ben, Oscar, Horace) and ...Forest (Regina, Ben, Oscar and Marcus). Examples of the latter are Martha and Karen in ...Hour, Whalen and Firth in Days..., Alexandra in ...Foxes, Kurt and Sara in ...Rhine, and...

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