Mourning Becomes Electra

by: Eugene O'Neill

Context Quick Quiz

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Who or what did Eugene O’Neill blame for his difficult childhood?

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What did O’Neill do after dropping out of Princeton University?

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Where was O’Neill staying when he decided to become a playwright?

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What ancient literary text did O’Neill revise and update in Mourning Becomes Electra?

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What setting did O’Neill choose to encourage audiences to locate tragedy in their own national history and mythology?