Act 1 Scene 1
The reader must sympathise with Gerard so:
- He appears to be vulnerable, puny, younger than the others, scared and looks more like a student than a criminal.
- He is singled out from the others - he is the only one of the criminals that talks.
- We immediately make a connection with him as he uses direct address.
Vulnerability shown through:
- The speed it all happens: 'Stop' and 'Suddenly it's going so fast'
- His lack of…
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