How has the meaning and significance of Briony's play The Trials of Arabella changed since she wrote it? How does its length matter, when actually performed?

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The significance of the parallels between the novel Atonement and the play within the novel, The Trials of Arabella , become clear by the end of the novel. Though the happy ending in the play is impossible, considering the realities of war and life that Briony has experienced in her long life, she still has a childish...

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