the religious reading responce

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1 The Religious Reading Response The Religious is an interesting play because it has a melodramatic love plot with Lady Perfection and Lord Melancholy, with a subplot of Mistriss Odd-Humour and her maid Nan. Both of the plots are similar to each other because they both deal with the “traffic” in children by their parents. I did find it rather odd that Mistriss Odd-Humour was reluctant to marry because of her attachment to a childhood chair in which is now too small for her to comfortably sit in. In Act I scene one, Nan says “yes, you would part with your old chair for a proper young husband, who would set you on his knees.” Mistriss Odd-Humour replies and says “I should find more trouble and less ease on a young husbands knees, than my old Chair’s Seat.” This obviously means that the “Chair” is a symbol for Mistriss Odd-Humour feeling safe and she does not want to leave because she shares a “Natural Love” for it. I never hear of anyone these days not marrying someone because of their attachment to a chair. Reading this particular scene brings
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