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Reviews: a century later, 'arms and the man' still dazzles audiences the carolinian september 29, 2016 triad stage's production of arms and the man by george bernard shaw has been up and running since september 11, and i finally got the chance to go see it. The play arms and the man, written by george bernard shaw, has two major themes: war and marriage the characters in the play show misguided romantic illusions towards marriage and war, both of. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. You might think there's nothing more romantic than a triumphant hero returning to his beloved, but some of the characters in shaw's 'arms and the. Arms and the man is a comedy by george bernard shaw that takes place in 1885, during the serbo-bulgarian war raina petkoff is engaged to the gallant sergius.
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