Unformatted text preview: His plays were verbose. His plays include wit, challenging ideas, forceful characters, and vigorous, eloquent dialogue. He puzzled audiences with their analytical views. His themes were at the time inappropriate and unconventional, which were emphasized through comedy. He thought humor could balance seriousness. His plays pointed out the multiple errors of current social order with its inhumanity, wastefulness, and inefficiency. He popularized reformist and critical intelligence. He also judged worth by social utility His themes also deal with each character. His protagonists battled with religion, manners, customs, and politics. The characters were also witty, sophisticated and vivid and highly articulate about themselves and situations. His works of over sixty plays now appear in 36 volumes. He had brilliant dialogue in the topics of religion, politics, money, science, marriage and art....
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- Spring '07
- Comedy, Royal Court Theatre, sharp verbal wit, traditional English drama