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1

pinter

the weasel under the cocktail cabinet

2

Lulu to Goldberg

"Shall I tell you something. / What? / I trust you."

3

Lulu Goldberg Freudian

Were you a nice little girl?
Come and sit on my lap.
I've always liked older men. They can soothe you.

4

goldberg to mccann

So we're going to remind him. We're going to give him a birthday party.

5

power sitting standing

Get down in that seat!
Webber. (Quietly.) SIT DOWN.

6

power absurd

"is the number 846 necessary or possible?"
4* anaphore of exclamation "Wrong!"

7

theatre of cruelty

antonin artaud jet of blood

8

LLoyd Evans

"a successful thug must be a street performer"

9

Goldberg and mccann humanised

rickson 2018 production g and m "seemed like cogs in a larger system" Chiasson

10

womb

Wardle "a writer dogged by one image- the womb."

11

comedy of menace

Wardle

12

wardle victimisers

"Comedy enables the committed agents and victims of destruction to come on and off duty" - menace "stands for something more substantial: destiny"

13

banality of evil

1963 Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil. by hannah arendt
the deeds were monstrous, but the doer ... was quite ordinary, commonplace, and neither demonic nor monstrous

14

Camus

letranger 1942

15

Lesser music

"music turns into cacophany as the first act curtain falls"

16

Lesser Meg Stan

"underlying source of his hostility: his fear of the way Meg satisifies his desire to be infantalised"

17

petey meg end

"I was the belle of the ball"
...
I bet you were, too.
Oh, its true. I was.
Pause
I know I was.

18

petey meg end stan

Is he still in bed?
Yes, he's . . . still asleep.

19

Friedkin

1968 exorcist

20

Ives

1987 Ives w pinter as g