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Salient. The Newspaper of Victoria University College. Vol. 19, No. 7. June 16, 1955

[Response to J.H. Larsen's letter to Salient entitled Criticism and Opinion]

Mr. Dawick replies:—

"I could hardly disagree with Mr. [unclear: Larsen] more, Mr. MacDougall might place too much emphasis on the importance of the family as a unit of society for more sophisticated tastes but he does not indulge in banal dissertations. The humour of the play most certainly did arise out of the situations, and if the action on stage was largely conditioned by off stage developments, that is not to say that the interplay of personality which constitutes dramatic action was lacking. But this is developing into a criticism of a criticism of a [unclear: criticism]. I thank Mr. Larsen for his letter and will endeavour to be more sparing of my superlatives in future.—Editor.)