The Double Dealer

The Double Dealer Characterization

In the previous two articles on William Congreve’s The Double Dealer, we discussed the themes and plot of this play. But, this one is concerned with Congreve’s art of characterization because characters play important roles in any drama. As we know (through the study of previous articles) The Double Dealer is a presentation of (a) …

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The Double Dealer

 The Double Dealer Plot Analysis

 Introduction William Congreve’s The Double Dealer (1694) came after his other play The Old Bachelor (1693). Its whole action takes place in Lord Touchwood’s house. Here, in this literary work, the villain (Maskell), not the hero (Mellefont), is more dominant as well as significant than any other characters. Both of them (the hero and villain) …

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The Double Dealer

The Double Dealer Summary

The Double Dealer is a well-known dramatic work by William Congreve that was originally published in 1694. It is this dramatist’s second play. It is undoubtedly a comedy but features many touches of tragedy as well. In fact, the play is a study of various human relations as well as the social atmospheres in the …

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Pygmalion Summary and Theme

It was the Nobel laureate G. B. Shaw who wrote the well-known play Pygmalion which is in fact a romance in five acts. It was produced in German in 1913 in Vienna. Whereas it was the year 1914 when the play was performed in England. Pygmalion is regarded as a humane comedy about love as …

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations Novel Summary

About the Novel It was Charles Dickens, the famous Victorian novelist who wrote Great Expectations, which is not only his 13th novel but his penultimate completed one as well. The novel was first published serially in All the Year Round (a weekly periodical of the writer) in 1860-61. , it was also issued in 1861. …

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