How do the Shakespearian elements of David Gow’s Away, contribute to the overall success of the play.??
The Shakespearian elements of the play Away, by David Gow, contribute to the overall success of the play immensely. The play contains elements from a number of Shakespeares plays including King Lear and A Mid Summer Nights Dream. It also contains characters from Shakespeare’s plays who play very similar roles in Away. For example Tom is
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taking place. The play basically returns to the frailties that characterise human interaction. Shakespeare has also dealt with a number of these issues and although done in a different matter, the similarities can easily be seen between the plays. Without the Shakespearian elements of the play Away, the play would have been sparse and have little literary substance. Hence the Shakespearian elements of the play contribute gigantically to the overall success of David Gow's Away.