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Unformatted text preview: The set itself also created a feeling of a slightly pre-contemporary time. The large white walls were classical, yet somewhat eerie in the dim light. The double doors at either side were ideal for slamming in someone’s face. The furniture in the room added to the action, from the strangely-acting bay windows to the table that never wants to stay still. The final sub-scene, in which Charles gives his last words to his two dead wives and they begin wreaking havoc on the room, is one of the most amusing in the play, as paintings fall off the walls, lights flicker randomly, and pillows fly about searching for that one particular target, giving the audience one last laugh before exiting. In the end, all these special objects created for the production did a wonderful job of drawing the audience further into the story....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course HON 180 taught by Professor Hatlen during the Fall '05 term at University of Maine Orono .
- Fall '05