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In keeping with the liberal arts foundation, the Department of Theatre, Dance, and Film is committed to providing its students with a thorough background in theatre history, theory, criticism, and literature. I agreed with Verlaine, who said, “You have to get hold of eloquence and twist its neck off!” Nonetheless, it took some courage. Her focus, whilst humanising these distant girls in Africa with lives cut short or forever changed, diminishes the terrorism that does this to them despite an unforgettable end to the story.

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