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The Maids

Jean Genet

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What color dress does Madame give Claire?

How do the maids attempt to kill Madame?

Who is the older sister?

Where do the maids live?

What was Jean Genet's sexual orientation?

Who does Claire want Solange to be impregnated by?

Who sent the letter that denounced Monsieur?

What location does Madame fantasize about fleeing with Monsieur to that Claire also wrote about?

With what object does Solange strike Claire?

What does Madame give Solange?

Whom does Claire generally play in her role-plays with Solange?

What French writer bolstered Genet's career with his book Saint Genet: Actor and Martyr?

What does "sol" mean in French?

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