A Squire/ came ga/llopping, /as he /would flie;
Bearing/ a li/ttle Dwarfe/ before /his steed,
That all/ the way/ full loud/ for aide/ did crie,
That seem’d/ his shrikes /would rend/ the bra/sen skie:
Whom af/ter did /a migh/tie man/ pursew,
Ryding/ upon/ a Dro/medare /on hie,
Of sta/ture huge, /and ho/rrible /of hew,
That would/ have maz’d/ a man /his dread/full face /to vew.”- Faerie Queen
2. What is called ‘raisonneur’? Who is the raisonneur in Arms and the Man?
Ans- In order to state his views explicitly, the problem playwright sometimes introduces to raisonneur, who moves through the plots a philosophic spectator, and acts as the author’s spokesman or accredited representative. The raisonneur generally has an air of superior wisdom and his utterances have special weight or authority. Bluntschly in Arm and The Man acts as raisonneur who being the spokesman of the author criticizes the romantic ideals of war and love. Read More Model Question
3. Write a short note on the date production and publication of the play Arms and The Man?
Ans- George Bernard Shaw wrote and Arms and The Man in 1894. It was first performed at the Avenue Theatre, London on April 21, 1894 which ran uninterrupted till 7th July. However, the play first papered in print in 1898 as one of the pleasant play in the author’s first two volumes of dramatic works known as Plays: Peasant and Unpleasant.
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