"The Visit" by Friedrich Duerrenmatt and "The Man With The Flower In His Mouth" by Luigi Pirandello
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From the Paper:"Friedrich Duerrenmatt's The Visit and Luigi Pirandello's The Man with the Flower in His Mouth are allegorical plays in which certain characters confront death. The human, allegorical figure of death is, in both plays, a female character. In Pirandello's short piece she is the wife of a terminally ill man who follows him everywhere, but does not speak. In The Visit death comes in the form of Claire Zachanassian, the multimillionaire who returns to her hometown looking for revenge--or justice--for the sufferings she went through as a girl. In this play death takes a very active role. Zachanassian identifies her victim and seduces the town into killing him by corrupting them with promises of badly needed money. She even manages to persuade her victim to accept his death rather than fleeing it. In Pirandello's play, however, the victim is suffering from..."
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