TITLE

Miraculous Rhetoric: The Relationship between Rhetoric and Miracles in the York 'Entry into Jerusalem.'

AUTHOR(S)
Napolitano, Frank
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Early Theatre;2009, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author criticizes the play "Entry Into Jerusalem" and discusses commentaries on rhetoric and miracles which are seen by the people as a means to affirm their Christian faith. The author, not wishing to belittle the belief held by many people, sees Jesus Christ's miracles and forgiving sins difficult to adapt with the ordinary world. He comments on the responses of the characters to the presence of Jesus Christ at the end of the play.
ACCESSION #
47256725

 

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