The Prestige - Section 4: Part 2, Chapters 23-31 Summary & Analysis

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Section 4: Part 2, Chapters 23-31 Summary

Alfred's journal returns to a personal aspect as he backtracks to correct the story of how Olive Wescombe was hired. He noted the official version was presented earlier, but the truth was she nearly made a fool of him. Borden notes that Georgina, his prior assistant, was not present during the interview. Only Tommy, Olive and Borden were there, and soon after, Tommy left. Although the standard tricks were measured, the majority of the interview took place on the couch. Alfred's journal then returns to his act and its presentation. He covers the stage list and then the lead up to the New Transported Man. He advises how his build up to the machine is designed to frighten the audience and how the machine is also engineered to induce reminders to the audience of past tragedies that...

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