Rituals and Ceremonies

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  • Rituals and Ceremonies
    • Kate
      • A strict Christian so is angry at what is being discussed in the house.
      • Speaks in exclamatives
        • Signals her fury and shock
      • Repetition of the noun savages
        • "I taught them"
        • Contrast
          • "I taught them"
      • Seems most irrational
      • Stage directions - "very angry almost shouting"
      • Tempted by Pagan rituals
    • Rose
      • Not so tied up with social expectations
      • Most 'free' sister
      • Her speech is her thought process
      • Her 'simplicity' makes her more open to paganism
      • Stage directions - "quietly resolutely
    • Emotive lexis - shocked, disappointed, rubbish, nonsense
      • Kate
        • A strict Christian so is angry at what is being discussed in the house.
        • Speaks in exclamatives
          • Signals her fury and shock
        • Repetition of the noun savages
          • Contrast
          • Seems most irrational
          • Stage directions - "very angry almost shouting"
          • Tempted by Pagan rituals
      • Elsewhere in the play
        • Dance scene - Kates suppressed 'pagan' energies
        • Fertility ritual
        • Father Jack's talk about Africa
        • Mirror breaking - superstition

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