Miss Julie - Dramatis Personae Scene 4 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 41 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Miss Julie.
This section contains 795 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Miss Julie Study Guide

Dramatis Personae Scene 4 Summary

The morning after Midsummer Eve has come. Julie returns ready to go, carrying a small birdcage with her finch inside. Jean says she cannot take it with her to leave, but states that she says she has to ... it is the only living thing that has loved her. When Jean reiterates that she cannot take the finch with her, Julie says that the bird cannot go to a stranger. Jean says he will kill it then, and so he does. This is the turning point to the end of the play.

At this critical juncture, Julie says that she now wants Jean to kill her, too, rather than run away from the situation. She cannot bear the thought of living with the shame of the situation that has developed. Jean asks her to calm down.

Just as Julie is regaining her composure, Christine...

(read more from the Dramatis Personae Scene 4 Summary)

This section contains 795 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Miss Julie Study Guide
Copyrights
Drama for Students
Miss Julie from Drama for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.