Eclipsed

Start: "I CURSED. She curse me, she say,

The Girl

Eclipsed

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Basics

Show
Character
Gender
Age Range
Style
Scene
Act 2, Scene 5
Time & Place
Inside the army compound
Length
Time Period
Show Type

Monologue Context

The Girl has abandoned the wives at the compound to join Maima and fight with the rebel army.

Monologue Text

Start: "I CURSED. She curse me, she say, she say ‘Devil bless you’, and now I, I, I can’t remember whot my moda she look like!

[... ...]

End: Den, den, I can’t see my moda no more! I can’t hear my moda no more! I just hear dis gal!"

For full extended monologue, see:
Gurira, Danai. Eclipsed. London: Oberon Modern Plays, 2015. Kindle Locations 1271-1285. Kindle Edition.