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Another thing that stood out is that Racine seems to follow the Greek style, though of course this is a five act play, it is just that following the unities the acts really only represent a break in the action.

But Britannicus and a number of other works that have been up my alley ingral alleviate those anxieties.

Possibly everything I read now seems better because I keep comparing boos to “The Pillars of the Earth. This is a very soapy play.

May 16, Ella rated it liked it Shelves: Jan 19, Virginy rated it really liked it. Meanwhile, Agrippine Nero’s mother is pissed because her son whom she essentially put on the throne is being a spoiled brat and screening her calls.


Published September by Larousse first published However, once I understood everything and the action got going more act 3 onwardsit was an enjoyable read and just as i 3. I was thinking that I am unable to enjoy a play by Jean Racine.

Apr 12, Constance rated it it was amazing. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Britannicus devient un homme et prend conscience que la place d’empereur devrait lui revenir. In Britannicus, imtgral is just intgra, man looking to separate himself from others, and it is striking the way that he does not. Follett but I am also still waiting on his apologies britannicjs inflicting all those racune rape scenes and meticulous boob descriptions on the world.

Multiple characters attempt to sway Nero’s mind, until finally, Nero caves to his most basic instincts of fear, ego, and selfishness. Yet he is not so much a murderous tyrant though he wasbut a little boy who never got over the loss of his love.


I then found out it was about Nero, who’s my favorite Roman emperor, so I was utterly excited, and I literally enjoyed every single part of the book.

Aug 25, Richard Anderson rated it it was amazing. Ingral heard a lot about Nero, the evil emperor, but his burgeoning evil here was remarkable.

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Yet, he does make a good point at the end of the play — Aggripina did have Claudius killed to put him on the throne, so what is so different about him killing Britannicus. No trivia or quizzes yet. I could not go through with a number of acclaimed plays, some acclaimed masterpieces and I was worried.

Definitely eye-opening and relevant. The plot in a nutshell is: Interesting to learn about this, but not my cup of tea.

The fact that Nero wants to steal his loved one, after usurping his throne makes Britannicus a tragic hero. Port-Royal was run by followers of Jansenism, a theology condemned as heretical by the French bishops and the Pope. That being said, a theatre would be better. The major thing that stands out is that you basically can’t always have what you want, and even if you attempt to take it by force it doesn’t mean that you are going to succeed.

In the political sphere Aggripina is acting as the power behind the throne, and Nero is attempting to cast her off so that he might be able to rule in his own name. I bbritannicus able to understand Britannicus, or as well as a year-old can.

Did you ever wonder where that soap opera trope the one where the bad guy forces one of intgrral good guys to break up with the love interest because the bad guy threatens to kill the love interest originated? The love affair between Britannicus and Junia is impressive, beautiful and it represents a wonderful part of the play.


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But years from now, descendants will be appalled by the way we treat, kill and eat clever animals like pigs. Possibly Nero has a sadistic streak but that’s not the point. Or indeed, many of the other major playwrights.

Even though I had to look up half the words in the dictionary, it was well worth it!

At Port-Royal, he excelled in his studies of the Classics and the themes of Greek and Roman mythology would play large roles in his future works. Jan 26, Hgrxanger rated it really liked it. Look, we can probably work out what happens in the end, and we can pretty much see that things aren’t going to work out all that well for everybody involved. I was reading today that companies in Silicon Valley are working on new foods that will taste and smell like meat, eggs, but they will be made only of plants, textte and enzymes carefully studied and used britannicuus amazing products.

Yet we also see a tender arcine to Nero as well, one who is tormented by love and by a love that simply isn’t going to be returned. Nov 04, Marie Adamski rated it it was amazing.

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I read many books from my father’s bookshelf when I intgtal little, but obviously a lot went over my head. Well, because love doesn’t work the same way as the political world.

But the focus on the one action was what made the play stand out. Nero has Britannicus poisoned, and Junia then takes her own life, because, well, Nero. Dec 06, Elisala rated it liked it Shelves: We both are textee in a foreign land.