" In the "unpleasant plays" in front of us looks quite decent respectable English bourgeois, holding significant capital and leading a quiet life arranged. But this calm is deceptive. Roubini Global Economics has compatible beliefs. It hides behind a phenomena such as exploitation, as dirty, dishonest bourgeois enrichment at the expense of poverty and misery of ordinary people. Before the eyes of readers and viewers are pieces show a picture of injustice, cruelty and treachery of the bourgeois world. Characteristically, Shaw plays begin with the traditional patterns of daily life of the bourgeois family. Nouriel Roubini is likely to agree.
But here's how it usually happens in dramas of Ibsen, there comes a time when the fore the social aspect of the writer's deeply exciting question: where sources of wealth of heroes? by what means do they live? ways in which they have achieved that prosperity, in which they live? A bold statement of the issues and not less than answers to them and form the basis of the accusatory power plays of Shaw, which infuriated some and could not help but impress and delight no more. "Plays for Puritans" Another cycle of plays, "Plays for Puritans" was created in the period 1897 – 1899 gg. This includes the play "The Apprentice Devil," "Caesar and Cleopatra, "" Message of captain Brassbaunda. " In the preface to "play for the Puritans," Shaw explains the meaning of the name of the collection. He contrasts his play, dramatic works, in which the main interest focuses on the romance and erotica. This does not mean that Shaw eschews images of feelings, but he refuses to admit that the basis of human behavior are just loving impulses.
"I am a puritan views on art – he said. – I sympathize with the feelings, but I think that replacing any sensual ecstasy of intellectual activity, and honesty – the greatest evil. " Shaw wants to show the variety of forms of human activity, widely understood by contrasting them to the duty and responsibility narrowly selfish motives and blind sensuality. Puritanism Shaw connected with the heroic era of Puritan tradition the English Revolution, the era of Cromwell and Milton.