Miss Julie - Dramatis Personae Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

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Dramatis Personae Scene 1 Summary

The scene is set with Count having left to visit family, leaving his daughter, Miss Julie (25), alone with the servants at the family estate. The two other main characters of the play are Jean (30), the Count's Valet, and Christine (35), the family's cook. The scene takes place on Midsummer Eve, in the kitchen of the Count's country house.

Christine is cooking dinner for Jean in the kitchen. Jean and Christine talk about Miss Julie, how she likes to dance with all of the men, including Jean, seemingly oblivious to the fact that all of the servants talk about her promiscuity. They think it odd that Miss Julie would rather keep the company of the servants, rather than her own family.

Jean and Christine discuss Miss Julie's recent break-up with her fiancé. It is well know that she wanted to control him, but he would...

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