J.M Barrie said that he originally intended for Crichton to marry Lady Mary. How would this kind of ending have had a stronger satirical effect on the play? Do you have any tips or ideas to back up these claims?
Oh my gosh! If Crichton married Lady Mary, that would completely upset the British cup of tea, wouldn't it!? The entire point is that British society is not evolved enough to accept a butler marrying an aristocrat. If Crichton actually married Lady Mary, it would prove the opposite, that British society IS evolved enough to accept marriage in between class lines.
I keep going back to your...
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