Eclipsed

Start: "Okay, okay, okay… I apologize fo

Rita

Eclipsed

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Basics

Show
Character
Gender
Age Range
Style
Scene
Act 2, Scene 2
Time & Place
Outside a makeshift latrine at the army camp
Length
Time Period
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Monologue Context

In this scene, Rita is trying to convince Maima, the wife who escaped to join the rebel army, to

Monologue Text

Start: "Okay, okay, okay… I apologize for whot I just said. I do. I do. (Beat.) I ask you about your moda, about your name because you don’t wont to lose dat, you must neva lose dat.

[... ...]

End: It didn’t do noting for me dat day. How long you tink you can mock God before He mock you back?"

For full, extended monologue see:
Gurira, Danai. Eclipsed. London: Oberon Modern Plays, 2015. Kindle Locations 1117-1123. Kindle Edition.



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