Desire and Ambition: The Catalyst of failure in O’Neill’s Beyond the Horizon

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Dr. Bharti Tyagi



The present paper tries to consider Eugene O’Neill’s Beyond the Horizon and find answers to the questions about men’s desires towards their life. Man and woman have deferent types of desire in their whole life. O’Neill poses the story about the desire of life and love affairs and the interactions between two brothers in one hand and a girl on the other hand. This play tries to reflect a realistic view of different desire of men and women. He uses the character Robert and Ruth to show that man’s urgent need for sexual pleasure causes him to use romantic and emotional pleasure causes her not to see the fire under the clash. O’Neill, throughout the play, emphasizes the importance of having desire in one’s life as something real that can be found in any human being.


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Babita, and Dr. Bharti Tyagi. “Desire and Ambition: The Catalyst of Failure in O’Neill’s Beyond the Horizon”. The Creative Launcher, vol. 5, no. 3, Aug. 2020, pp. 96-100, doi:10.53032/tcl.2020.5.3.13.


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