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symbol
archetype
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obj. correlative
iceberg principle
dissociation
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cummings, e. e., Him (1927): analysis
Eliot, T. S., Murder in the Cathedral (1935): analysis by 5 critics
     The Family Reunion (1939): analysis by 3 critics
     The Cocktail Party (1949): analysis by 5 critics
Ionesco, Eugene (French), The Lesson (1954): analysis
Mamet, David, Oleanna (1992): analysis by act
Miller, Arthur, All My Sons (1947): analysis by 4 critics
     Death of a Salesman (1949): analysis by 32 critics
     The Crucible (1953): analysis by 18 critics
     A View from the Bridge (1955): analysis by 3 critics
Odets, Clifford, Waiting for Lefty (1934): analysis by 4 critics
O’Neill, Eugene, Beyond the Horizon (1920): analysis by 2 critics
     The Emperor Jones (1920): analysis by 4 critics
     Anna Christie (1921): analysis by 4 critics
     The Hairy Ape (1922): analysis by 3 critics
     Desire Under the Elms (1924): analysis by 8 critics
     The Great God Brown (1926): analysis by 4 critics
     Lazarus Laughed (1927): analysis by 3 critics
     Strange Interlude (1928): analysis by 5 critics
     Mourning Becomes Electra (1931): analysis by 5 critics
     Long Day’s Journey into Night (1956): analysis by 5 critics
     The Iceman Cometh (1946): analysis by 3 critics
Rice, Elmer, The Adding Machine (1923): analysis by 6 critics
Tyler, Royall, The Contrast (1787): commentary
Wilder, Thornton, Our Town (1938): analysis by 8 critics
     The Skin of Our Teeth (1942): analysis by 5 critics
     The Alcestiad, or Life in the Sun (1955): analysis
Williams, Tennessee, The Glass Menagerie (1945): analysis by 8 critics
     Streetcar Named Desire (1947): analysis by 7 critics
     The Rose Tattoo (1950) analysis by 2 critics
     Camino Real (1953): analysis by act
     Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1955): analysis by 4 critics
     Night of the Iguana (1961): commentary