THIS IS THEM.

THIS IS THEM.

A Play by Linnea Rose

 

Lights up on NARRATOR who is DSC. MAN enters. Every line spoken by WOMAN becomes louder than the preceding line.

 

NARRATOR

This is Man.

 

WOMAN enters.

 

This is Woman.

 

WOMAN

Man is God’s creation

 

MAN

Woman is created by God from Man.

 

NARRATOR

Man shall never wear Woman’s clothing.

 

MAN

Woman shall never wear man’s clothing. Woman should not teach. Woman should not have authority over man. Woman must be seen and not heard.

 

NARRATOR

For they would be an abomination.

 

WOMAN

Woman is to learn quietly and be submissive.

 

NARRATOR

If Man remains unwed, he will become anxious in matters of the Lord.

 

MAN

If Woman remains unwed, she will become anxious in matters of the Lord.

 

WOMAN

(To self.) Woman is anxious of how to be holy in body and spirit. (Is not acknowledged.)

 

NARRATOR

If a Man is married, he will be anxious about worldly things.

 

MAN

If Woman is married, she will be anxious about worldly things.

 

 

NARRATOR

Man is anxious of how he will please his wife.

 

MAN

Woman is anxious of how she will please her husband.

 

WOMAN

(To self.) If Man loves Woman, they should marry, regardless of what doubters believe. Man’s passion wills it to be strong. Getting married is not a sin. (Is not acknowledged.)

 

MAN

Woman are to be devoted to setting positive messages to younger generations, such as that of the importance of marriage and children.

 

NARRATOR

Man does not have to cover his head.

 

WOMAN

(To self.) Man is the image and glory of God. (Is not acknowledged.)

 

MAN

Woman is the glory of Man.

 

Beat. Blackout.

 


END OF PLAY

 

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