What important realization does Lena come to at the end of the play?

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By the end of the play Lena has come to the realization that she's a lot stronger than she always thought. This puts her in a position of relative strength with regards to Boesman, who'd previously subjected her to so much verbal and physical abuse.

With Outa lying dead, and with Boesman needing to make himself scarce as soon as possible, Lena pointedly refuses to help her traveling companion pack up...

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