Blithe Spirit

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Elvira Condomine

Blithe Spirit

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Basics

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Scene
Act Three, Scene One
Time & Place
Kent, England, 1940s
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Monologue Context

Elvira is frustrated being back with Charles, as she has realized that it is not the ideal

Monologue Text

Start: I sat there, on the other side, just longing for you day after day. I did really.

End: I hadn’t been in the house a day before I realized that. Your books aren't a quarter as good as they used to be, either.

For full extended monologue, see:
Noel Coward. Blithe Spirit. Samuel French Acting Edition. London: 1941. p.61.




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