Elizabeth Gennarelli

South Euclid, Ohio, U.S.A.

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Cycnos | Volume 14 n°1

Old Times… and older times

“Most interpretations of Old Times have considered the power struggle that takes place within the drama’s triangle, pointing out the competition between Deeley and Anna over Deeley’s wife Kate, with whom Anna lived as a roommate some 20 years before the play takes place. Robert Conklin, for example, places Old Times with Betrayal as a memory play in which “power goes to the character whose version of reality is accepted, verified or objectified. In both plays that power goes to the character desired as object, Emma in Betrayal, and Kate in Old Times” (20). In the play’s fina...”

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