"Becket" by Jean Anouilth.
In the play Becket by Jean Anouilth, a chancellor-turned Archbishop by the name of Thomas Becket is severely tested. However, this is no ordinary test. What's being tested, you see, is Becket's honor. Throughout the play, the honor of Thomas Becket is tested in various ways; from struggle between the Normans and the Saxons to deciding between the state and the church to his loyalty to the king or God.
Throughout the play, there is an obvious tension between the Normans and the Saxons. Becket himself had been born and raised a Saxon, which was the lower class, but had gained status to that…
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