The Depiction of the Tragedy and Psychological Aspects in the Selected Plays of American Dramatist Eugene O’Neill
Haider Ibrahim Al-Selman1, Abdullah Mohd Nawi2, Ansam Ali Flefil3

1Haider Ibrahim Al-Selman, Iraqi Ministry of Education, Iraq.
2Abdullah Mohd Nawi, Language Academy, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
3Ansam Ali Flefil, College of Education for Humanities, ThiQar University, Iraq.
Manuscript received on 27 June 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 10 July 2019 | Manuscript Published on 17 July 2019 | PP: 519-522 | Volume-8 Issue-2S July 2019 | Retrieval Number: B10780782S19/2019©BEIESP
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Abstract: The paper is to present the tragedy and psychological aspect of Eugene O’Neill‘s selected plays. Reviewing the dramatic life of the father of American drama is the main objective of this study while also finding out some tragic and psychological aspect in the plays such as Desire under the Elm; The strange interlude and; the long day’s journey into night and The Hairy Ape. The analysis is the narrative analysis, as well as the data analysis, is to narrate the tragedy and psychological concepts in original content of selected plays in Eugene O’Neill.
Keywords: American Drama, Eugene O’Neill, Family Relationship, Psychology, Tragedy.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences