Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) - Act 3, The Epilogue Summary & Analysis

Ann-Marie MacDonald
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Act 3, The Epilogue Summary

The Chorus ends the play with a brief monologue delivered in Constance's office. He explains that the ancient hieroglyphs of the Gustav Manuscript have entered into Constance's unconscious mind and created a dreamy thought of drama around the pre-existing knowledge garnered through her long studies of literature. Constance's subconscious mind has thus spun gray matter into gold.

Act 3, The Epilogue Analysis

The Chorus fittingly concludes the play with a statement of authorial fact—Constance is the author of the action through her subconscious imaginings. The Gustav manuscript remains, as mysterious as before, but Constance emerges wiser and with a forward-looking attitude.

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