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Long Day’s Journey into NightEvading BlameoAnna as her own lifeoChris and as he tells Anna he doesn’t want her to feel at home on the sea, Mat arises from wateroEben acts out his need to be avenged against Ephraim and performs very crime that Ephraim performed with mother (takes away property he believes Ephraim finds most valuable)When tries to escape, Abbie kills child. Eben wishes Abbie would kill Ephraim (“him”) as he doesn’t want to be a father and doesn’t want to remain in relationship of desireLeaves him not as a father and her not as a motheroWhen characters try to escape blame, go back into relationship with what they were trying to avoido2 melodramatic scenes in Emperor JonesAmerican dream: no matter how you have fallen, you can go somewhere else, head west and start new life (goes to west indies after killing a man and no blame)Long Day’s Journey into NightoThe Origins of Long Day’s Journey into NightIs widely considered O’Neill’s masterwork. The actions cover a crisis-ridden day from