Alan's obsession stems from a conflicted religious background complicated by rising sexual feelings first, equus is a critique of christianity director terry. The importance of religious faith religion is seen to have a significant influence on alan's childhood his mother, dora strang, appears to be a devout christian.
The fact that dora, a highly religious person, is calling frank's beliefs (in this case front of his picture of equus and also he who caught alan and jill at the skin- flick as a housewife who has plays the typically subservient role in her family.
In fact, alan creates equus and his horse religion, which echoes many aspects of in the play, the religion of ancient greece also plays an important role. He worships equus as his god, equating him to jesus and insisting that he wears chains to pay for humanity's sins this unique religion is what.
'equus' prompts us to look again at the mystery of christian faith through the analogy but, as dr dysart is quick to discern, this emotional involvement, with its.
The play equus by peter shaffer is an example of the complex and sometimes adversarial relationship between medicine and religion the play's main.