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CHARACTERS

BRUTUS JONES, Emperor
HENRY SMITHERS, a Cockney Trader
AN OLD NATIVE WOMAN
LEM, a Native Chief
SOLDIERS, adherents of Lem

The Little Formless Fears; Jeff; The Negro Convicts; The Prison Guard; The Planters; The Auctioneer; The Slaves; The Congo Witch-Doctor; The Crocodile God

The action of the play takes place on an island in the West Indies as yet not self-determined by White Marines. The form of native government is, for the time being, an Empire.

SCENES

Scene I In the palace of the Emperor Jones. Afternoon.
 
Scene II The edge of the Great Forest. Dusk.
 
Scene III In the Forest. Night.
 
Scene IV In the Forest. Night.
 
Scene V In the Forest. Night.
 
Scene VI In the Forest. Night.
 
Scene VII In the Forest. Night.
 
Scene VIII Same as Scene Two—the edge of the Great Forest.  Dawn.


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