Sarah Kane: Complete Plays - Study Guide Crave, Part 1 Summary & Analysis

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"Crave" takes place in a nowhere place. There are no stage directions, only lines of dialogue spoken by four performers: C, M, B, and A. C and M are women; B and A, men. There is no concrete plot, though certain narrative threads appear and quickly dissipate.

The first half of "Crave" primarily concerns C and A. C is clearly a woman who has been damaged by an abusive childhood. She no longer speaks to her mother, and the dialogue implies that she was sexually abused by both her father and grandfather. M, who occasionally takes on the role of C's mother, speaks about how she got drunk and slept with strange men until she got pregnant.

In the first half of Crave, A is clearly in love with C. He begins the play assuring her that he is not a rapist or pedophile. Over...

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