Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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An Enemy of the People Genre

Drama, Quest

Well, the play is definitely a drama, because…it's a play, a piece of literature that is only fully realized when it's performed in front of live audience. It's also tells the story of a quest. Unlike a lot of quest stories, though, Dr. Stockmann doesn't need to travel a great distance to come to great revelations. He manages it right in his hometown.

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