logging in or signing up Eugene O'Neill Bio SWVega Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 344 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: October 19, 2009 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 1 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Eugene O’Neill : Fall 2009, English 12LAW David Vega, MA English Eugene O’Neill Nobel Prize for Literature 1936 Family - Parents : Family - Parents Father = James O’Neill Famous touring actor - The Count of Monte Cristo Strict Catholic Mother = Ella O’Neill Followed husband around country Pious mystic Drug addict Family - Brother : Family - Brother Brother - James O’Neill Dies of alcoholism in adulthood Birth and Youth : Birth and Youth Born in hotel Spent early childhood in hotel rooms, trains and backstage Hated difficult touring life Educational Life Experiences : Educational Life Experiences Boarding schools Summers spent in New London, Connecticut Princeton University - 1 yr (dropped out) 6 years at sea (his “real” education) Seaports: Buenos Aires, Liverpool, New York City Became alcoholic Attempted suicide at 24 Works as reporter and poet Contracts tuberculosis Finally experiences “rebirth” - quits drinking Relationships : Relationships 3 wives (2 divorces) Elder son (w/1st wife) commits suicide at age 40 Younger son (w/2nd wife) becomes emotionally unstable Only daughter (w/2nd wife) becomes estranged when she marries Charlie Chaplin at age 18 O’Neill disowns her. Controversial Plays : Controversial Plays Prostitutes Derelicts Lonely sailors God’s injustice to man Literary Influences : Literary Influences Greek tragedy and themes Infanticide Incest Fateful retribution Psychology Personal unconscious (Freud) Collective Unconscious (Jung) Art German Expressionism Pulitzer Prizes : Pulitzer Prizes Anna Christie Strange Interlude Long Day’s Journey into Night Beyond the Horizon Nobel Prize for Literature (1936) : Nobel Prize for Literature (1936) 1st and only American playwright to win Considered “Father of American Drama” 1st American dramatist to consider the stage as a literary medium. You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.