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Tyson Savoret Blog 12 Vitrac set out to experiment in the presentation of theatre and how it relates to the dream world in “The Mysteries of Love.” The characters, the setngs, and the interaction past the forth wall all work in concert to blur the distinction between dream-world and reality. The characters, mainly Patrick and Leah, seem to have a tumultuous relationship, where they, at times, speak their mind, other times speaking in riddles, and in other times, provide a violent display of grotesquery that comes unexpectedly. Leah, in the larger scenes, seems to have strong feelings of love for Patrick, often spoken; these moments of tenderness are punctuated by acts that seem to fly in the face of what we perceive love to be. Patrick is an enigma and doesn’t seem to speak truthfully or cogently to any character but the Author, and only then they speak about the play itself, or the audience; a type of self-reference that is common to Surrealist dramas. The Author is another example of the Surrealist nature of the play, as he is
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