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'The Story of an Hour' by Gerald P. Murphy - additional information.

'The Story of an Hour' by Gerald P. Murphy
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Period and Geography
Location: England. Time Periods: 1940s and 1950s
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 1
Setting: Living Room, Dining Room and A Room
Set Requirements: Practical Doors/Windows and Multiple locations in one set
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
Unspecified ages
 Language Advisory:Help
Swearing rate: less than 1 known rude word per thousand.
We have identified the following types of language in the text:
Potential blasphemy
In addition to the text, the "Producer's Copy" of the Script includes the following:
A list of the required properties
Ten-minute play, single set, simple props.
Louise Mallard's husband Brently has been killed in a train accident and her sister Josephine and husband's friend Barton try to break the news to her in a way that won't disturb her heart condition. They are unaware of how trapped she feels by the marriage and the freedom that her husband's death gives. However Barton has been given the wrong information by the police and Brently arrives just as Louise is planning her long, free life.


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