Category: Literature Essays + Analysis
Why does Mr Birling “clearly relax” when Edna leaves the room? (#LivesIntertwined pt. 6)
Why does Mr Birling only relax when Edna leaves the room? It’s the first of several such moments during the play where we’re given the distinct impression that Arthur feels uncomfortable around his staff. Let’s explore why this may be the case.
The port before the storm… (#LivesIntertwined pt. 5)
These first lines of dialogue in AIC – and the drink choice! – reveal so much about the personalities of the key players, and about relationships between characters.
60 Seconds(ish) Video Review: Manga Shakespeare – ‘Romeo and Juliet’, illustrated by Sonia Leong
Sonia Leong’s gorgeous art style and keen eye for the theatrical make this the perfect introduction to one of Shakespeare’s greatest love stories!
“Heavily comfortable” in the Birling residence (#LivesIntertwined pt. 4)
Priestley’s opening stage directions are a terrific introduction to the play. There’s such a lot here to unpack here, and every individual component contributes to a sense of palpable unease…
Some Andronicus updates, and what’s coming soon…!
What’s coming up on the site over the next few months, you ask??? Here’s a quick update on what you can look forward to!