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The Selkies Play Analysis

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I felt the beginning of the play to be very strange. The Scottish accent was very hard for me to understand and I felt as though the actors were mumbling a little bit. After watching the whole play, the beginning then made sense. I was very shocked to see the hatred the father has towards his wife and daughter. Watching the play, I did not understand why Elin Jean swimming in the ocean was such an awful thing. I felt bad for Elin Jean and the way she was treated. In reality, it really wasn’t an awful thing, she was just following her calling. Jean’s calling was to join the Selkies’ as her mother once did as well. The play brought an immense amount of emotion to the audience. There was hatred, anger, joy, and love brought into one play. For
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