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Incident at Vichy: A Play Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Leduc

Leduc is one of the Jewish detainees who is brought to the detention center after the play begins. He is a psychiatrist who studied in Germany and at the Psychoanalytic Institute in Vienna. Leduc is one of the main characters in this play. Several pages into the play, the Captain of Police, the Professor and two detectives enter with the Old Jew, Leduc and Von Berg. In response to hearing about the furnaces in Poland and Germany, Leduc suggests that three men could overpower the one guard at the door, but no one is willing to attempt an escape; complicity offers a chance of release while rebellion seems to ensure destruction. The boy offers to help Leduc in his escape plan, but Leduc believes it is useless without the aid of Monceau, the only other able-bodied man who still insists the Germans are incapable of this.

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