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...Drama/Literature Response Paper “Arms and the Man” is a play that was written by George Bernard Shaw and first performed in 1894. The play is a twisted love story between a young, engaged Bulgarian woman named Raina and a military captain, Bluntschli, that she helped to hide during the Serbo-Bulgarian War, as well as Raina’s fiance, Sergius, and Raina’s servant girl, Louka. While Raina worships her fiance, who is a hero of the war, she finds herself falling for the charm of the captain, who had already made his emotions towards her clear. Raina is moved by how Bluntschli treats her; Sergius, though he clearly loves his fiance, does not treat her with respect, unlike...