Detroit

Start: You think I don’t see it? I know

Chelle

Detroit '67



Basics

Character
Gender
Age Range
Style
Scene
Act 2, Scene 5
Time & Place
Detroit, July 1967
Length
Time Period
Show Type

Monologue Context

Chelle is the overprotective sister and only surviving family member of Lank, her younger brother.

Monologue Text

Start: You think I don’t see it? I know exactly what I’m talkin’ about. I know what it mean to have somebody like you get into his skin.

[... ...]

End: But till he got the same title in this world that you got, you and him ain’t never gonna be the same. And that ain’t blindness tell me that-- that’s 20-20.

For full extended monologue, see:
Morisseau, Dominique. Detroit ‘67. Oberon Books, Ltd. pp. 97-100.



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