Unformatted text preview: Vindice’s mom tells the sister to go with Vindice. So Antonio’s wife killed herself and left a note about how it was the more honorable thing to do. She’s covered in prayer books. The right thing to do after you’ve been raped (if you’re a woman) is to kill yourself! Lots of rhyming oaths here. And the masks are used to show decadence and as murder weapons. I’m an oooold man with a yoooung wife. And she was chaste! Sad that she had to kill herself. Castiza: She’s the good girl. And she’s going to die. All it takes is the invocation of the Duke’s name to get slapped. Mommy, on the other hand, isn’t all that pure and will sell her for cash. Castiza is horrified when her mother tells her the Duke’s son is okey doke. Someone’s going to take your virtue. Might as well be a rich guy. Vindice: women are responsible for all the evil in the world....
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- Spring '08