He is shirking responsibility in his personal life as well as avoiding the feelings he has for Ann.
In choosing to go to heaven at the end of the third act, Jack Tanner subconsciously chooses the life he has been avoiding. This is also the life that does not avoid convention but embraces it.
Were Tanner to be an ubermensch by the definition of Nietzsche, it is conceivable that he might have been able to pull off a social revolution without subtlety.
The main characteristic of the ubermensch is that he/she acts in accordance with his or her desires.
However, he repeatedly demonstrates that this is not the case. Even though he claims that he disliked her, he somehow always attends to her.
He claims to be an intellectual but is corrected by his chauffer when quoting Beaumarchais.Of course one does not take them seriously; but they are very disagreeable, and rather in bad taste” (376).Regardless of her own motivations at that time, she wanted nothing to do with Tanner’s support.Of course, this is the Shaw version of Heaven and hell rather than the traditional version in which the Devil punishes the wicked.Don Juan describes Heaven as a place in which “you live and work instead of playing and pretending.The type of person that he represents is not readily accepted by his peers.In the eyes of Roebuck Ramsden, Jack Tanner is initially viewed in a negative light.depicts a microcosm of English convention in the early 20th century.It is an adaptation of the Don Juan epic touching on the philosophy of Nietzsche’s ubermensch.This is in stark contrast to the reception one typically gets as a lone defender.These reactions to Tanner are generated from the way in which Tanner views himself.