Analysis of the Phantom

One of the reasons why Phantom of the Opera’s love triangle is so amazing is due to the Phantom. He makes it so mysterious and dark. He deals with unrequited love, but does not it take it very well. He is in love with Christine, but Christine is in love with Raoul. He seeks revenge on both of them. So he deals with it in destructive ways. He plans to kill Raoul since Christine love. He just cannot seem to accept it either. He grew up not knowing what love or compassion is. He is taken fun of and humiliated for his deformed face. For whatever reason, he does not take unrequited love. He will do anything to make sure Christine is the lead in the shows at the Opera even if it means threatening the opera, which includes making a backdrop fall. In the final scene, he makes Christine choose between staying with him or if she doesn’t killing Raoul. What a very high stakes decision. She ends up kissing the Phantom. At the very end, he lets both of them go. But still that does not forgive his actions. He makes this love triangle very unique and full of mystery.

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Author: mphtheatregirl

I am a strong spiritual person who is a big fan of musicals. This blog mainly is about musicals. Every so often I talk about spirituality. Sometimes I add in movie reviews, book reviews, and about my life in general. I hope you find my blog inspiring.

6 thoughts on “Analysis of the Phantom”

  1. It really is due to the Phantom that the show is so dark and mysterious. It’s hard to know what to feel for the character since, on the one hand, he’s lived such a horrible life, but on the other hand, he murders people and tries to force Christine to love him. He certainly is interesting!

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      1. I still do not know all three characters that well, but I feel like I know the Phantom the most.

        When I saw the show in 2014, I fell in love with Christine the most and still do not know why. I know Raoul better than before. These two are such an adorable couple.

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