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Doubt: A Parable

Scene 7



Basics

Show Type
Genders
  • : 1
  • : 1
Age Ranges
  • Young Adult
  • Adult
Style
Period
Time/Place
A church garden, St. Nicholas Catholic School, The Bronx, New York, 1964
Act/Scene
Scene 7

Scene Context

Sister Aloysius has made an allegation of child abuse that has shaken up members of the St. Thomas

Scene Text

Start: Flynn: Good afternoon, Sister James. Sister James: Good afternoon, Father Flynn.

End: Sister James: I don’t believe it! Flynn: You don’t? Sister James: No. Flynn: Thank you, Sister. That’s a great relief to me. Thank you very much.

(Shanley, John Patrick. Doubt. New York: Theater Communications Group, 2005, pp. 38-42.)

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