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Ghosts

Ghosts

  

by Henrik Ibsen

Analysis: Steaminess Rating

Exactly how steamy is this story?

PG-13

This play refers to sex a lot – premarital sex, extramarital sex, sex with maids, sex with relatives, sex between prostitutes and sailors, and so on. And of course syphilis, an STD, figures prominently in the plot. There's a cloud of sex over Ghosts, but it never materializes in front of our eyes, because all of the references are veiled.

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