How does late 20th and early 21st century literature employ no more than two of the following: home/homecoming; the pastoral; urban; myth; history; the familial?

How does late 20th and early 21st century literature employ no more than two of the following: home/homecoming; the pastoral; urban; myth; history; the familial?

Before looking at home in relation to The Beauty Queen of Leenane, it is important to first define exactly what ‘home’ means, and the differences between ‘a house’ and ‘a home.’ To begin, we will first look at the rudimentary definition of a house. The Oxford Dictionary defines ‘house’ as ‘a building for human habitation,’ placing specific importance upon the building itself, with no mention of the interpersonal/familial relationships within the house. [1]

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