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The Deluge: A Play

The Deluge: A Play Cast of Characters old man woman man in trousers man in coat girl man in kurta station master Act One A waiting room in a small railway station. It has two doors: the front one opens onto the platform; the back one opens onto the basti and is closed. Near the closed door, the Man in Kurta is standing with his back towards the audience, looking out a window. In the middle of the room is a worn-out carpet. The Old Man, called Bade Mian, is kneeling on a prayer rug on top of the carpet. Finishing his namaaz, he raises his hands in supplication. Beside him are his rosary, a pillow, and a jug. Behind the Old Man is the Man in Trousers, watching a goat that has been tied nearby. To one side are a small bench and an easy chair, of the kind usually found in railway waiting rooms. The Woman and The Girl are sitting on the bench. Both are dressed in worn-out clothes and look worried. Beside the Woman is a bundle; beside the Girl is a caged parrot. The Man in Coat stands off by himself. old man U watu'izzu man tasha-u http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Manoa University of Hawai'I Press

The Deluge: A Play

Manoa , Volume 27 (1) – Sep 29, 2015

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Abstract

Cast of Characters old man woman man in trousers man in coat girl man in kurta station master Act One A waiting room in a small railway station. It has two doors: the front one opens onto the platform; the back one opens onto the basti and is closed. Near the closed door, the Man in Kurta is standing with his back towards the audience, looking out a window. In the middle of the room is a worn-out carpet. The Old Man, called Bade Mian, is kneeling on a prayer rug on top of the carpet. Finishing his namaaz, he raises his hands in supplication. Beside him are his rosary, a pillow, and a jug. Behind the Old Man is the Man in Trousers, watching a goat that has been tied nearby. To one side are a small bench and an easy chair, of the kind usually found in railway waiting rooms. The Woman and The Girl are sitting on the bench. Both are dressed in worn-out clothes and look worried. Beside the Woman is a bundle; beside the Girl is a caged parrot. The Man in Coat stands off by himself. old man U watu'izzu man tasha-u

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ManoaUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Sep 29, 2015

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