Riders To The Sea Essay Topics
At the beginning of the play, the matriarch of the family, Maurya, hopes she can save her last remaining son from drowning in the sea as all of her other sons and her husband have done.
Riders to the Sea is a play written by Irish Literary Renaissance playwright John Millington Synge.
It was first performed on 25 February 1904 at the Molesworth Hall, Dublin, by the Irish National Theater Society with Helen Laird playing Maurya.
One of the major themes of Riders to the Sea is the inexorability of fate. That is, fate is inevitable, and there is nothing humans can do to stop it.