JIMMY PORTER BETWEEN ACTIVE RHETORIC AND INACTIVE LIFE

Posted On Oct 17 2011 by

What makes a play like Look Back in Anger permanently interesting and a neverending source of amazement at the level of the characters is the unique construction of the main character – Jimmy is an odd but valid mixture – and the manner in which the playwright builds his figure by using the other presences in the play as mere devices to outline his personality, satellites meant to orbit around his figure. It is for this reason that Jimmy is authentic in rendering the spirit of the age he inhabits, and that is why he could be analysed from so …