Raina is the heroine of Bernard Shaw’s anti-war play, Arms and the Man. Her father is a major in the army and her fiancé is a soldier who risks his life with ostensible heroism for the sake of his country which is in war. The plot unfolds during the 1885 war between Bulgaria and Serbia. It is only natural that Raina has romantic notions about war. War is seen as an act of patriotism or nationalism by mediocre minds. There are many people for whom war has romantic shades insofa...

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Tomichan Matheikal

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