Edward Bond (1934) is a renownedpost-modern English dramatist. Each of his plays triggers off an unendingdebate about his use of explicit and enigmatic violence on the stage. Bond’splays1 Bond, E. (1978). Plays: Edward Bond. are set in the mid twentieth century, duringthis time the shift from an agricultural to an industrial society was rapidaround the globe. Bond highlights a set of socio-political problems inherent inan industrial, capitalist society. Capitalism as an economic system has dividedthe society into haves and have-nots.
The Sea2 Bond, E. (1978) is an indictment of Capitalism and thisresearch is a Marxist study of the play to show the conflict between the havesand have-nots and to unveil the superstructure established by the bourgeoisieclass. Though the dominant theme of the play is violence and injustice in thesociety, yet the root cause of this injustice and violence is economy. In thisplay, Edward Bond has juxtaposed two classes of the society; the proletariatand the bourgeoisie. The bourgeoisie exploit the proletariat in many ways.
Theaim of this research is to trace the class conflict and the suppression oflower class in a bourgeoisie society, the theory of Marxism helps to extractthe economic interests of the bourgeoisie class in the text. The basic tenetsof Marxism are not easier to summarize, but two well-known statements byMarx(1818-1883) provide a sufficient point of departure: It is not the consciousness of men that determinestheir being, but, on the contrary, their social being that determines theirconsciousness. Thephilosophers Klein, H. (1991,p.
93-101) have only interpreted the world in various ways;the point is to change it. People havebeen led to believe that their ideas, their cultural life, their legal systems,and their religions were the creations of human and divine reason, which shouldbe regarded as the unquestioned guides to human life. Marx reverses this formulationand argues that all mental (ideological) systems are the products of realsocial and economic existence. The material interests of the dominant socialclass determine how people see human existence, individual and collective.