Read the following scene from The Inheritors. FRED JORDAN’S cell. Slowly, at the end left unchalked, as for door, she goes


Read the following scene from The Inheritors.
FRED JORDAN’S cell. Slowly, at the end left unchalked, as for door, she goes in. Her hand goes up as against
a
wall; looks at her other hand, sees it is out too far, brings it in, giving herself the width of the cell. Walks its
length, halts, looks up.) And one window-too high up to see out.
(in the moment she stands there, she is in that cell; she is all the people
who are in those cells. EMIL JOHNSON [who works at the courthouse],
appears from outside.)
MADELINE: (stepping out of the cell door, and around it) , Emil.
EMIL: How are you, Madeline? How do, Mr Morton. (IRA barely nods and does not turn. EMIL turns back
MADELINE) Well, I’m just from the courthouse. Looks like you and I might take a ride together, Madeline. You
come before the Commissioner at four.
A possible disadvantage to watching this scene, as opposed to reading 1 silently, is that viewers are


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