The Representation of the Blend of Social Realism and Pessimism in John Galsworthy’s Play Justice

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Zeba Mehdi, Yusuf Mehdi


The present paper intends to highlight John Galsworthy 's pessimistic style of writing while depicting social realism. The playwright belongs both Victorian and Modern eras, but his intention to bring out the social evils, projects him more as modern wherein he dedicates his life to pen down social realism in such a way that it can be helpful in transforming the modem world. Galsworthy's plays deal with societal injustice, prison reforms, and many other social ills, but at the same time it has been noticed that he is a pessimist. The present research paper aims at discussing the different human circumstances that ultimately bring out escapism and pessimism out of human beings

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