Sexual Perversity in Chicago and the Duck Variations: Two Plays - Study Guide Duck Variations, 10th - 14th Variations Summary & Analysis

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Tenth Variation: "It's a Crying Shame"

This variation starts out with Emil saying it's a crying shame about the oil slicks in the oceans. There are oil slicks from there to Africa. Emil states that the oil slicks are so bad people are not allowed to smoke on ocean liners anymore, for fear someone will drop a cigarette overboard and set the ocean on fire.

There are dead ducks covered with oil floating up onto the beaches. Beaches are closing and there is no place to swim. Emil states that the surface of the ocean is nothing but dying wildlife. In Australia, scientists are discovering fish that are going blind from the lack of light. There are new species developing that eat only dead birds. Emil laments the loss of thrushes, ducks, blue jays, and cardinals. The...

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