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Frontiers in Art Research, 2020, 2(5); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2020.020512.

The Rational Interaction between the Tragedy of Joan of Arc and the External Rational World


Huili Wang

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Huili Wang

Foreign Languages School Jinzhong University Jinzhong, 030006, China


In the play Joan of arc, Bernard Shaw let us once again feel the history of the British French war in the 15th century. The war is terrible, but what we don't want to see, that history will be remembered by people, because Joan of arc is always a hero worthy of being remembered and remembered by the world. Through the description of the justice of chastity and the exposure of the darkness of the church, Bernard Shaw once again sublimated the tragic rational emotion of the play and improved the cultural and social value of the play. In the history of English literature, Bernard Shaw is another great dramatist after Shakespeare. His Joan of arc is a historical tragedy, which has been handed down in the long history of social development and is very famous. The historical drama Joan of arc shows us a heroine who is fearless and willing to sacrifice herself. It also reveals the class struggle in Britain since the 15th century. Through this play, the author mainly reflects the darkness of the society and the corruption of the society at that time, and reveals the historicity emotionally The tragedy of is universally recognized in the world. Through the analysis of reason and emotion in the tragedy of Joan of arc, this paper explores the current situation of France at that time.


Joan of arc, Tragedy, Reason, Emotion

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Huili Wang. The Rational Interaction between the Tragedy of Joan of Arc and the External Rational World. Frontiers in Art Research (2020) Vol. 2 Issue 5: 47-49. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2020.020512.


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