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In "Master Harold". . .and the boys, what is Willie dealing with in his personal life?

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During the course of the play, Willie makes references to some of the issues that he is dealing with in his life.  First, his dance partnership with Hilda Samuels is suffering because she has not come to practice for several days.  Sam later gets Willie to admit that he has beaten Hilda and that this is likely the reason why she has not shown up to dance practice....

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