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The Iceman Cometh

The Iceman Cometh


by Eugene O’Neill

The Iceman Cometh: Symbols True or False

1. What does the “Iceman” represent? -> Salvation
2. Who is the Christ figure in the play? -> Harry
3. What do automobiles stir in Harry? -> Fear
4. Who serves as a “priest” for Parritt? -> Larry
5. According to Harry, why can’t they get drunk in Act Four? -> Hickey tampered with the booze