Miguel Mihura Santos, a twentieth century Spanish playwright, who devoted all his life on drama. Miguel Mihura is also one of the contributers of the reconstruction of the modern Spanish drama. In addition, he had proposed an idea about “innovation of the humor” with another modern Spanish playwright, Enrique Jardiel Poncela, both are considered as pioneers of the humor comedy in the twentieth century Spain. His works are unique and showed innovation. Not only has combined the absurd elements to present humor in his drama, but also has presented in a subtle way the theme of “the existential dilemma”.
The methodology of this thesis is based on the textual analysis, we at the same time explore and analyze the awakening of feminist consciousness and the alienation through the dialogues of those characters in the case of Tres sombreros de copa and !Sublime decision!. This thesis is consisted of five chapters. The first chapter is the introduction; description of the motivation and purpose, method and scope, and the sources of the information and limitation. The second chapter deals with an overview of the Spanish drama in the twentieth century and those representative playwrights; also presents in detail Mihura’s life, works, his style and technique of the humor verbals, and the theme of his drama, the alienation and the awakening of feminist consciousness. The third chapter is the introduction of the drama Tres sombreros de copa, including the argument, the analysis of the characters, and the special mode to present the humor in that case, and then give a detailed explanation of the theme of this drama. The forth chapter focus on !Sublime decision!, in addition to the argument, the analysis of the characters, also explores the awakening of feminist consciousness in this drama. Finally, it summarizes the topics of each chapter and demonstrates the messages which the author wants to deliver, and then brings to a conclusion of the thesis.