The America Play, and Other Works - Study Guide Section 2, Imperceptible Mutabilities in the Third Kingdom, Part 3 Summary & Analysis

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NB Throughout this play, all characters speak in the author's revised language.

"Greeks (or the Slugs)"

" A" Happily anticipating a military promotion, which he calls a "Distinction," Mr. Sergeant Smith poses for a series of photographs at a desk, concerned that he looks "distinguished" even while he refers to hiding under the desk like a turtle at the first sign of danger.

"B" Mrs. Sergeant Smith listens as her daughter Buffy worries about how to take care of the dresses of her two dolls. Mrs. Smith describes how important it is for everyone in the family to have a clean, pressed appearance, how she wants to have a big family, how Mr. Sergeant Smith has a furlough coming up, and how she needs Buffy to keep her father's desk clean.

"C" Mr. Sergeant...

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