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    Bernard Shaw's Mrs. Warren's Profession

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    Bernard Shaw's Mrs. Warren's Profession In Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Shaw presents prostitution as a result of few economic opportunities for lower class women (rather than of hedonism, laziness, or depravity, as was commonly believed at the time this play was written) through the characters of Mrs. Warren and her daughter Vivie. When Vivie initially finds out her mother was once a prostitute, she responds in the typical Victorian fashion: with scorn and indignation. The prevailing mindset

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    of the various societal structures themselves. And with the splintering of societal lines away from traditional and broadly singular class boundaries such as lineage, profession, and religion, the ideologies that influence the individual can cause conflict in multiple forms. One of those forms easily seen in “Mrs. Warren’s Profession” is that of individual moral duplicity, due to a split sense of self. One of the interesting demonstrations in this play is how the two main women leads perceive each

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    characters in George Bernard Shaw's play Mrs. Warren's Profession.  Shaw clearly demonstrates that actions frowned upon by society are not necessarily evil so long as they benefit the individual. Perhaps the most obvious example of societal morals conflicting with individual need is the case of Mrs. Kitty Warren.  Mrs. Warren is a woman whose economic standing and lack of any professional skills forced her into becoming a prostitute. Obviously such a profession is against the beliefs of the society

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    Mrs. Warren’s Profession is one of three plays that feature in George Bernard Shaw’s collection titled “Plays Unpleasant”, each of which Shaw indicated “force the spectator to face unpleasant facts”. Shaw was an early advocate of feminism, so he wrote Mrs. Warren’s Profession to highlight the capitalist and chauvinist society and challenge how people view the role of women within society. The play takes a critical look at the male double standard and how women are objectified. Victorian society created

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    Wealth, Power, and Virtue in Measure for Measure and Mrs. Warren’s Profession As seen in the dramas Measure for Measure and Mrs. Warren’s Profession, the Elizabethan and Victorian periods have different views of wealth, power and virtue. To compare these views, one should start by defining the different views of virtue. The people of the Elizabethan times see virtue in obtaining a balance of their three souls and as promoting order within their society and city. Also in this

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    Mrs. Warren’s profession is just one of three plays that feature in George Bernard Shaw’s collection aptly titled “Plays Unpleasant” each of which according to Shaw ’force the spectator to face unpleasant facts’. Shaw had an idea, which was to highlight and challenge the role of women within society. Mrs. Warren’s profession takes a critical look at the male double standard within society and how women are objectified. Victorian society created a ridged outline where the roles of women and men were

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    What Are Your Morals Mother? – Mrs. Warren’s Profession George Bernard Shaw’s Mrs. Warren’s Profession is a feminist play that emphasizes the injustice and inequality towards women in society on a professional and informal aspect. Mrs. Warren’s Profession highlights the concept of iconoclasm while mocking the typical plot of a play from nineteenth century London. In doing so Shaw exposes the reader to a diverse and unprecedented point-of-view that focuses on the rocky relationship between a sentimental

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    marriage document. However, in the play by Shaw, when Vivie asked her mother about her profession and her father. Later, Mrs. Warren tells Vivie that she is not sure if she should tell her about the two topics. She believed that it was better for Vivie if she did not know about her father and her profession. After a while, Mrs. Warren finally decides to tell Vivie about her profession and it did not go as what Mrs. Warren planned. Vivie stated, "my work is not your work, and my way is not your way

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    Mrs Warren's Profession and Waiting for Godot were both received with criticism when they were first introduced. Mrs Warren's Profession in particular was censored and seen as immoral for its portrayal of prostitution and incest, whereas Waiting for Godot was met with general bafflement and debate on dramatic technique. However both plays survived to enjoy notoriety. In this essay I will look at both plays and discuss if society is despaired of but hope is found in the human spirit. Mrs Warren's

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    For our set text we were given the play Mrs Warrens Profession. For our choice of scene we chose scene four, the last act because the scene contains the right amount of characters for our group of four. Also the ending scene is the climax of the entire play and is full of action, we felt that the last scene was complete with comedy and romance, tension and emotion and our group felt that this scene would hold the audiences attention well. In staging the set text scene we needed to show the

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