Eugene O'Neill Comparison Essay by Calwriter

Eugene O'Neill
This paper discusses the life and works of Eugene O'Neill, one of the most highly recognized American playwrights of the 20th century.
# 55620 | 2,215 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Jan 31, 2005 in Literature (American) , English (Comparison)

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This paper begins by providing an overview of the life of Eugene O'Neill and looks at the literary trends during his time. It then compares and contrasts works from his two distinct career phases, showing how when the author came out of the influence of European thinkers and writers, he managed to write some of his best plays. The plays that are compared are "The Emperor Jones" and "A Long Day's Journey into Night".

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