compare and contrast Jacobean Revenge Tragedy and Restoration Comedy using The Rovers by Aphra Behn and The Duchess of Malfi by John Websters
CONCLUSION The similarities and differences between “The Duchess of Malfi” and “The Rovers” can never be overemphasize. Restoration comedy and Jacobean Revenge tragedy deeply applies Thomas Hobbes and Niccolo Machiavellian’s principle. Restoration comedy celebrates this principle while Jacobean revenge tragedy discourages the principle by pointing out its negative effect.
Medieval Period is also called the middle ages. It lasted from 5th to 15th century. Medieval Drama was therefore preceded by Greek and Roman drama and followed by Elizabethan drama. Medieval Drama arose from the ashes of Roman Drama just before it evolved into Medieval Drama, there was that level of infamy which entered it and which was vehemently opposed by the church.