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The Real Thing

Act Two, Scene Five



Basics

Show Type
Characters
Genders
  • : 1
  • : 1
Age Ranges
  • Adult
Style
Period
Time/Place
London, 1980's, contemporary
Act/Scene
Act Two, Scene Five

Scene Context

At this point in the play, Annie and Henry have been living together as a couple for over two

Scene Text

Start: Henry: You’re not going to do this, are you?
Annie: Why not?
Henry: It’s no good.

End: Henry: Not that anyone will get the chance, because it’s half as long as Das Kapital and only twice as funny. I also think you should know better.

Stoppard, Tom. The Real Thing. Faber and Faber, 1982, pp. 48-50.

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