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by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde's one-act play, Salome, is a loose interpretation of the account of the beheading of St. John the Baptist in the 1st century A.D. as recorded in the New Testament (Gospel of Mark 6:15-29 and Gospel of Matthew 14:1-12). While Salome is in fact a minor character in the biblical tale, she…

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Posted By kind p #344430 at Jan 06, 2014 1:17 AM

in salome by Oscar Wilde yokanaan says to salome: " Get thee behind me! ... ." what is the exact meaning of this phrase?

"Get behind some one" means " to support some one". here what yokanaan want to say salome?

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Posted By kind p #344430 at Nov 23, 2013 5:12 AM

what means this sentence or refer to what? : "I have a crystal, into which it is not lawful for a woman to look, nor may young men behold it until they have been beaten with rods."

in Salome by Oscar Wilde: Herod recommend Salome instead of Yokanaan head get some jewels and say the words. what means " .. young men behold it untill they have been beaten by rod"? why yong men shuld be beaten by rod?

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