The Bald Soprano
by Eugene Ionesco
The Bald Soprano Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
All the characters in the play can be seen as symbolic. Their endless, meaningless conversations and repetitive lives represent in many ways the Absurdist view of human existence. The Smiths, the M...
One of the play's first stage directions is "The English clock strikes 17 English strokes" (1). This whole "17 strokes" thing already clues us in that there's something fishy going on. So, is it su...