A Number - • Father • Son • Siblings • Orphan • Bastard(illegitimate • Killer • Victim Difference =[not “unifuckingversal”(5.152

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 6/14/11 A Number (2002) Caryl Churchill
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6/14/11 originality Origin or individual First in number or first in importance Implies a sequential structure (interestingly the play presents the characters out of sequence)
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6/14/11 identicality identical Sameness (interpretive) Clone (factual) Ontologically identical (names) different B2’s contented childhood
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6/14/11 social roles
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Unformatted text preview: • Father • Son • Siblings • Orphan • Bastard (illegitimate) • Killer • Victim 6/14/11 Difference = [not] “unifuckingversal” (5.152) • Neither biology nor sequence define differences among the characters. • Salter searches for a difference that will stabilize identity. Michael: There’s nineteen more of us Salter: That’s not the same. (5.158-...
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course ENGL 284 taught by Professor Wray during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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A Number - • Father • Son • Siblings • Orphan • Bastard(illegitimate • Killer • Victim Difference =[not “unifuckingversal”(5.152

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