How can you say that in the play The Good Person of Szechwan, Shui Ta is portrayed as the double of Shen Teh?

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This play, The Good Person of Szechwan (aka The Good Woman of Setzuan), makes an ideological point about what happens to good people in a world where goodness is not rewarded and, seemingly, cannot last.

Shen Te is split in two, becoming both herself and Shui Ta. The two characters are literally doubles. They are the same person. Shui Ta is created by Shen Te when she puts on men's clothes and a mask.

Each of these characters is a persona of the...

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