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The Maids by Jean Genet (Book Analysis): Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

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The Maids is a play by Jean Genet and describes the daily ritual of two sisters employed as maids, who re-enact the death of their mistress, until the day when the role play becomes a reality. This unsettling play confronts readers with the existence of the dark drives behind our human nature.

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   • A complete plot summary
   • Character studies
   • Key themes and symbols
   • Questions for further reflection

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