"Crimes of the Heart" Analytical Essay by Master Researcher

"Crimes of the Heart"
Examines suicide and family dysfunction in "Crimes of the Heart", a play by Beth Henley.
# 31786 | 2,150 words | 6 sources | 2002 | US

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In this essay, Beth Henley's play "Crimes of the Heart" is analysed. This paper argues that suicide is the key symbol of the family dysfunction in "Crimes of the Heart", as it links the generations and allows audiences to focus on the pain and the shared strength and family ties of the three Magrath sisters. In this paper, quotes from the play are compared with psychological literature on the impact of suicide and family dysfunction.

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