Ghosts

Oswald’s stash of morphine pills represents the burden people place on their loved ones when they make requests that require intense emotional sacrifices. Knowing that he will someday slip into a catatonic state because…

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The hotel that Engstrand wants to open for sailors is an embodiment of the play’s theme that things aren’t always what they appear to be. Although Engstrand claims that his hotel would be a place…

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