In Act 1, the use of first person is evident with both characters as ... In this moment, the central question of The Shoe-Horn Sonata comes to the forefront of the play: how far are Bridie and Sheila willing to go to save one another? Bridie, for her part, isn't willing to perform sexual favors to save Sheila. Sheila, on the other hand, is willing to do seemingly anything in order to keep Bridie alive. This poem is similar to The Shoe-Horn Sonata as it reflects a shameful image of the operation as 'too few' will return.
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