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Eugene ionesco

Eugene ionesco

INTRODUCTION

”RHINOCEROS” It’s a comedy play by Eugene Ionesco and it was published in 1959. it’s basically
based on absurd human nature. It revolves around five characters, who are completely
bewildered witnessing the world around them, Hence exceptionally due to intimidation, they endeavour to shirk from a terrifying situation, but later they find themselves tangled over it…

STORY

Barenger and jean decide to visit a cafe to spend some quality time, but in no time
abruptly something really outrageous incident happens, which leaves both of them stunned.
actually, during the conversation, Balinger was being badly rebuked for his nasty habit of using
drinks daily, meanwhile, a rhinoceros passes by them and after a while again crosses
them, and treads a cat upon his heavy legs, it was something nobody there expected although…

Mr Boeuf as a rhinoceros

Bellinger and jean got distracted from their initial topic and started wrangling, one between them
saying it was the same rhinoceros who passed the first time, and the other one claiming the other
side of it. In the end, Bellinger vents his anger by hitting the table and leaves jean alone there…
Bellinger worked in a newspaper company where his crush also belonged, As he reaches the
workplace finds everyone talking about the same rhinoceros tragedy. Bellinger joins the argument
and support daisy, who was claiming for the same, what Bellinger claimed earlier to jean.

Meanwhile, Mrs boeuf arrives in office proclaiming to everyone about Mr boeuf, who recently turned
into a rhinoceros, she was extremely baffled and perplexed at the same time, thereby she is
suggested to redeem herself from their relationship, and one employee amongst them
was about to handover divorce paper to her, but she adamantly refuses to do so and
instantaneously jumps from the window near her husband and in no time she transmutes into a
giant rhinoceros too.

Bellinger witnessing this readily reaches out to jean to inform her about this calamity
, as he commences to demonstrate her after reaching her place, he himself notices that she also
was gradually turning into a greenish rhinoceros. Bellinger apprehensively runs away from there
although he was also being followed by Dudard and daisy, finally as they all bumped up to
Bellinger place, they decided to not turn into rhinoceros until they are alive…

Eduard informing a bad news

Eduard informs Bellinger about the whole scenario as per his observation and ends up saying that
the entire world had turned into rhinoceros except for those three.
A couple of days pass by and Eduard finds himself completely restive. Thereby he also jumps from the
window as a defeated warrior.

Jean and Bellinger, who was also in love with each other promises to live the entire rest of the life
as human beings regardless of caring about the sacrifices, they will have to make. But unluckily
daisy leaves him alone after a few next couples of days.

Ballenger finds himself alone against the whole world but decides to not capitulate and gives a
strong commitment to himself that he wouldn’t turn into a rhinoceros instead would tussle
against the situation and persist in his decision until he fixes the issue.

LESSONS

(1) When you have realised your weaknesses, you should instantaneously change them.
(2) You should stand adamantly against all the sins in the world.
(3) You shouldn’t change yourself accordingly to others when you are right…

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