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* In Act 1, the setting and the family is introduced. The story takes place in a farmhouse in Illinois.

* Dodge is the owner of the farm and the house. He is married to Halie. He is a drunken, ill, argumentative man who spends most of his time on the couch with his 'security' blanket.

* Halie, Dodge's wife, seems to be a caretaker, while voicing religious piety and self-righteousness.

* It will be discovered that Halie is not a caring wife. She is having an affair with her minister, Father Dewis.

* Father Dewis is the minister of the church. He proves to be useless at solving the problems of this dysfunctional family.

* Halie has a dead son named Ansel, whom she considers to be the most promising of her sons.

* Halie dislikes the Catholics and blames Ansel's death on marriage to one.

* Halie refers to the Catholics as the mob...

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