Running head: APHRA BEHN’S THE ROVER DISCUSSION QUESTIONS
Modern Production of Aphra Behn's The Rover Discussion Questions
APHRA BEHN’S THE ROVER DISCUSSION QUESTIONS
Discussion Question 1
The Rover family ‘‘an experience of sexual liberation in the
20th century’’: A revival of Aphra Behn’s play The Rover.
By Producer (2020 March 23, 2020)
Seeing women overcome cultural expectations as an object and lesser
gender in sexual pleasures, the Rover family gives a taste of liberation and
‘‘I am producing the Rover by Aphra Behn's since it is timely. The play
shows that the attitude toward women as 'nuns,' 'wife,' or 'prostitute'
directed by Aphra Behn’s in the 17th century remains a key challenge. The
US has recently experienced cases of rape among university students, and
many girls in the developing countries remain at risk of early pregnancy or
early marriage. The play demonstrates Behn's idea of cultural expectation
of women's sexual pleasure as maintained in marriage or prostitution
through constrained economic strength over men. The major theme in the
play is the sexual liberation of women with women characters taking the
initiative for sexual ple...
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