Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Quote #10

George: We got a telegram; there was a car accident, and he's dead. POUF! […]
Martha: (A howl which weakens into a moan) NOOOOOOoooooo. (3.449-3.450)

The power struggle that has driven the action of the play ends here. By destroying the illusion of the child he gains full control. Martha is defeated, but at what cost? Will they recover?

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