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(5 W) A group of slave women are approached by their mistress, who delivers devastating news about one of the women's children. 
 

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Shirley Graham
Shirley Graham

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(2 W, with others cut) An exploration of the strained relationship between a vulnerable, fearful young woman and her narcissistic, controlling mother.
 

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Sophie Treadwell
Sophie Treadwell

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(1 W, 1 M) A young woman and her husband on their honeymoon in a hotel room. We see the total lack of real communication between the couple - the frozen fear of the wife and the insensitivity of the man trying to be “the husband.”
 

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Sophie Treadwell
Sophie Treadwell

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(1 W, 1 M) A young woman and man finding love. 
 

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Sophie Treadwell
Sophie Treadwell

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(1 W, 1 M) A young woman and her husband, after her affair. We see what totally different worlds they live in – and what’s on their minds.
 

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Sophie Treadwell
Sophie Treadwell

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(1 W, 1 M) We see the attraction and opening up of a young woman falling in love for the first time. 
 

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Sophie Treadwell
Sophie Treadwell

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(1 W, 1 M) Dwight’s brother Ninian is smitten with and intrigued by Lulu, who is hungry for such attention, but cautious.
 

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Zona Gale
Zona Gale
Zona Gale (August 26, 1874-December 27, 1938) A native of Portage, Wisconsin, Zona Gale was a journalist, novelist, essayist and playwright who often set her work in the Midwest in which she grew up. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin, she worked as a reporter for several years before turning her hand to fiction and drama. Gale would eventually publish numerous plays and more than twenty volumes of prose. She lived in New York City for a decade and often visited there, but most …
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(1 W, 1 M) Lulu’s desire for the truth comes up against her brother-in-law’s desire to save face in the community.
 

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Zona Gale
Zona Gale
Zona Gale (August 26, 1874-December 27, 1938) A native of Portage, Wisconsin, Zona Gale was a journalist, novelist, essayist and playwright who often set her work in the Midwest in which she grew up. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin, she worked as a reporter for several years before turning her hand to fiction and drama. Gale would eventually publish numerous plays and more than twenty volumes of prose. She lived in New York City for a decade and often visited there, but most …
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