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Prufrock, Caulfield, Becket

Terry Schreiber told me to read Murder in the Cathedral, by T.S. Eliot, after watching me do a scene from Becket, by Jean Anouilh.
To sum up… Becket was the Chancellor of England made so by King Henry II (his best friend). Due to power struggles between the King and Church, King Henry ordered Becket to be ordained as the Archbishop of Canterbury (a step below the Pope), in order to have ‘one of his men’ dipping his hand toward the King’s favor. Unfortunately (for both), Continue reading Prufrock, Caulfield, Becket