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ROSEMARY Oh, I see. I thought you meant ... LUCY Come on. Orange or lemon? I’m waiting ... ROSEMARY Is there a possibility of some coffee? LUCY No. ROSEMARY Oh. LUCY It’ll keep you awake. I’ll get you an orange, it’s better for you. ROSEMARY Oh. LUCY (as she goes) Sit still. Don’t run around. I won’t be a minute. So begins a wonderfully relentless sequence in which Lucy stays locked into parent-to-child mode of verbal status behaviour. While Lucy is out of the room Terry too slips into parentchild mode – aggressively this time – as he has ‘words’ with his wife: TERRY … we’ll have less of that, too, if you don’t mind.
His play maroons an upperclass English family on a desert island, and places them at the mercy of their ever-resourceful butler. Act One sees Ernest preparing an amusement which involves summoning the servants ‘upstairs’ for tea with his aristocratic friends. Before long, the party is in full and unbearably awkward swing, with Crichton’s fellow (subordinate) servants being forced to attempt polite conversation with Ernest’s upper-class friends. The emerging nub of Barrie’s play is raised in conversation between Crichton and Lord Loam: LORD LOAM Can’t you see, Crichton, that our divisions into classes are artificial, that if we were to return to nature, which is the aspiration of my life, all would be equal?
She’s just spat at him for claiming he would be a better husband to her than her beloved Edward: GLOUCESTER Why dost thou spit at me? ANNE Would it were mortal poison, for thy sake! GLOUCESTER Never came poison from so sweet a place. ANNE Never hung poison on a fouler toad. Out of my sight! Thou dost infect my eyes. GLOUCESTER Thine eyes, sweet lady, have infected mine. 26 01ACharacters 1/2/06 11:45 am Page 27 planning to act ANNE Would they were basilisks, to strike thee dead! GLOUCESTER I would they were, that I might die at once; For now they kill me with a living death … King Richard The Third, Act 1 Scene 2 Add a believable criticism of yourself, so lowering your own status, and you confirm your partner’s unassailable place as top dog.
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