### rill Analysis Checklist: Attributes of a riller

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(Angelotti enters looking like a prisoner, emaciated, exhausted,
trembling with fear, breathing heavily. He surveys the scene with a
rapid glance.)
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(He gives a start, then takes a careful look as though reconnoitering the
scene. Seeing the pillar with the holy water basin and the Madonna, he
heaves a sigh of relief.)
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(Going closer to the pillar, Angelotti looks for the key at the foot of the
Madonna. Not finding it, he goes on searching in great excitement.
Finally he finds the key, suppressing a joyful outcry.)
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(De Sacristan climbs on the dais, peering into Cavaradossi’s lunch
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(Cavaradossi steps onto the dais and uncovers the picture: a painting
of Mary Magdalene with big blue eyes and golden hair to her
shoulders.)
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with jealous fury) !RE¬YOU¬SEEING¬HER¬¬
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presence) !ND¬)¬CAME¬HERE¬ALL¬WORRIED¬TO¬TELL¬HIM¬IN¬VAIN¬THAT¬
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OTHER¬ONES¬HIDING¬%VERY¬GESTURE¬EVERY¬WORD¬WAS¬SO¬FULL¬OF¬
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3#!20)!¬ (with
a satisfied sigh) 4HANK¬GOODNESS
%I¬SA¬DOVE¬LALTRO¬SASCONDE¬¬
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(heading toward the door of the chamber)
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(Tosca turns beseechingly to Scarpia who signals Spoletta to let her
approach the door of the torture chamber)
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continue to refuse to talk; to Spoletta:) 3HUT¬HIM¬UP
-A¬FATELO¬TACERE¬
(Spoletta enters the torture chamber while Tosca, overcome with
emotion, falls prostrate on the couch and turns toward the impassive
and silent Scarpia )
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)TS¬ME¬WHO¬YOURE¬TORTURING¬9OURE¬TORTURING¬MY¬SOUL¬¬
9ES¬YOURE¬TORTURING¬MY¬SOUL
4/3#!¬ (sobbing)
30/,%44!¬ (praying
in Latin) .OTHING¬REMAINS¬UNAVENGED
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