Dancing at Lughnasa Questions and Answers
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What atmosphere is created by the opening tableaux and monologue in Dancing at Lughnasa?

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The atmosphere is one of nostalgia and tragedy. Although the play opens with a seemingly heart-warming family scene, Michael quickly explains in the opening monologue that within a year, Uncle...

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