Lorca Essays

The House of Bernarda Alba

Frederico Garcia Lorca is renowned for his tragedy plays. The House of Bernarda Alba is amongst the ones that helped him achieve his worldwide fame, representing remote and rural settings for the play. Throughout the production, several themes intertwine together to create the desired tragedy effect that Lorca aims for. For instance, Bernarda’s love of gossiping and desire to know everything that is going on with the neighbors in her village are contradictory to her fear of others finding out…

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