Rhinoceros and Other Plays

Rhinoceros and Other Plays

Eugène Ionesco


In Rhinoceros, as in his prior performs, Ionesco startles audiences with an international that constantly erupts in explosive laughter and nightmare nervousness. A rhinoceros all of sudden seems in a small city, tramping via its peaceable streets. quickly there are , then 3, till the “movement” is common: a change of regular electorate into beasts, as they discover ways to circulate with the days. ultimately, just one guy continues to be. “I’m the final guy left, and I’m staying that manner till the top. I’m now not capitulating!”

Rhinoceros is a remark at the absurdity of the human situation made tolerable purely by means of self-delusion. It indicates us the fight of the person to keep up integrity and identification by myself in an international the place all others have succumbed to the “beauty” of brute strength, traditional power, and mindlessness.

Includes Rhinoceros, The chief, the longer term Is in Eggs or It Takes every type to Make a global

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