36 Views - Act 1, Scenes 13-16 Summary & Analysis

Naomi Iizuka
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Scene 13 begins with Darius reading a new section of the manuscript silently while Dr. Hearn appears in a spotlight and recites the words. Dr. Hearn disappears in a quick segue to brief scene 14 in which Darius asks John where he got the manuscript. Scene 15 consists almost entirely of John's monologue in response. Rapid-fire, he reports on his research on the manuscript's history, tracing it from a Dutch trader to a Chinese magnate and English gentleman poet to its current owner, who received it with several other pieces as part of an estate. Darius asks if she thinks it's a genuine article and when John responds it is, the scene quickly shifts to scene 16.

John tells Claire he can't believe he lied about the manuscript being fake and that he actually made up that entire history on the spot. Claire thinks it's great and encourages...

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