Here's another Pinero. Be on your best behavior, becuz meeting bigoted expectations is what matters in the world of this play.Letty is another one of Pinero's Social Plays, exposing the double standard of woman's reputations suffering for actions that in men were not only allowed, but even expected. Letty is a romantic shop assistant who considers bettering her station in life with a marriage to her employer. This play was filmed as a silent movie in 1919 called The Loves of Letty.
(Summary by ToddHW)
Kitty will be your spirit guide and DPL.
Gender neutral of course, just to show that things have improved somewhat since the time of this play!!
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://archive.org/details/lettyoriginaldra0000pine/page/n7/mode/2up
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- Project Code: YLRZrwh8
- Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Wing_Pinero (Arthur Wing Pinero)
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- Number of sections (files) this project will have: 51
- Does the project have an introduction or preface: No
- Original publication date (if known): 1901
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Genres for the project: Plays/Drama
Keywords that describe the book: reputation, shop-girl, employer marriage
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Submit one file per act. At the beginning of the first file, say:
Leave 3-5 seconds of space between your lines (room noise, not generated silence)."Character, read by your name."
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Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
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Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end."End of Letty, by Arthur Wing Pinero."
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