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Anon(ymous)

Act One, Scene Six



Basics

Show Type
Characters
Genders
  • : 1
  • : 1
Age Ranges
  • Early Teen
  • Late Teen
Style
Period
Time/Place
The middle of the ocean, daytime
Act/Scene
Act One, Scene Six

Scene Context

Anon, a young refugee searching for his mother, has been rescued from the clutches

Scene Text

Start:
Anon: The last time I was in the ocean, I almost drowned.
Naja: I know.
Anon: I was with my mom. We were in an old fishing boat. We were trying to escape and there was a storm --
Naja: I know.

End:

Anon: Why does there always have to be a storm? Why can’t it just be smooth sailing?
Naja: Don’t ask why. Just start swimming.
Anon: Wait!

For full extended monologue, please refer to clips or the script edition cited here:
Adams, Elissa and Brosius, Peter, eds. Fierce and True: Plays for Teen Audiences. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN. 2010. pp. 13-15.