|Mourning Becomes Electra (1931) [Play]|
by Eugene O'Neill
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A modernization of the Greek myth of Orestes set just after the American Civil War. These three plays are meant to always be performed together.
In Homecoming, General Ezra Manning returns home to his daughter Lavinia and wife Christine. His wife has something she wishes desperately to hide from him.
In The Hunted, Ezra's son Orin returns from the hospital after recovering from his wounds and is torn between Lavinia and Christine in their personal struggle.
In The Haunted, the remaining Mannon's must live with the ghosts of their past.
Original title: Mourning Becomes Electra: A Trilogy
Genre: Drama and Plays→ American