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The Tinkers Wedding J.M. Synge

The Tinkers Wedding

J.M. Synge

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ISBN : 9781605975122
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56 pages
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J. M. Synge (1871 - 1909) was an Irish poet and playwright. He participated in the founding of the Abbey Theatre. The Tinkers Wedding is a two-act comedy set on the roadside near a chapel. Sarah convinces Michael to marry. She convinces the localMoreJ. M. Synge (1871 - 1909) was an Irish poet and playwright. He participated in the founding of the Abbey Theatre. The Tinkers Wedding is a two-act comedy set on the roadside near a chapel. Sarah convinces Michael to marry. She convinces the local priest to marry them for 10 shillings and a tin can. When Michaels mother shows up she pesters the priest and steals the can. When the priest finds out what she has done he refuses to marry the couple. A fight breaks out and the Tinkers release the priest only after he promises not to call the police. The priest does however curse them as they are fleeing.