Riders To The Sea : as A Successful One Act Play

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      The one act play of modern invention is a 20th century phenomenon, has established itself as an independent and legal form of dramatic technique and style. The one act play being concise and limited demands much concentration and deep observation of the the play a wright. This type of play possesses on a single thing focusing on one one central character and plot, where nothing is found confused much effort is put on the character portrayals. The unity of place, time, and action all go to frame a successful one act play.

By strictly observing the three qualities of time place and action J.M Synge has proved Riders To The Sea as a very successful one act play, which provide no sub plot.
Riders to the Sea

      By strictly observing the three qualities of time place and action J.M Synge has proved Riders To The Sea as a very successful one act play, which provide no sub plot. From the perspective of characterization, then again the play proves a brilliant one act play. Much concentration is given on the central figure Maurya, her aspiration, her dreams, her anxieties, her hopes and frustrations are vividly portrait when it's plot construction is concerned. The play in its every corner appears as a successful one act play. In matter of plot, then the play is found running through one single plot and is found no sub plot. Even as a successful one act play, there is found no extra scene added.

      Simply the tragedy starts with a domestic picture of Maurya and ends with her the grand realisation of truth. The incidence of the play happened in one single place namely the Arran Iceland and all the incidence are shown gradually and organically connected to each other. The three unities of time place and action are found brilliantly handed by the dramatist. In this way with its very brevity of form does not allow the the writer a vast canvas of operation, but with a single plot, with a brilliant portraying characters, with the handling of three unities, the play proves one of the most successful one act plays in the history of 20th century drama. The play really deserves our attention as it thrills the audience for the readers in its one act frame the superb and the brilliant sense of a great tragedy.

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