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Both these Yanks pull of the British accents with ease. There they ask him to prove that he is a man and not a castrati and shenanigans follow. Set in 17th century England when all roles were played by men, Kynaston is the most acclaimed female impersonator on the stage.
He is rewarded with applause, acclaim, and finally sex with the woman he loves. Here's a breakdown of the scale.
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Kynaston is clearly used to his femininity being fetishized and enjoys the attention by men and women, but is also conflicted about being treated as a novelty.
Maria is outraged by his viewpoint, I always hated you as Desdemona. Charles II must have brought the usage from the Continent, where women had long been employed instead of boys or youths in the representation of female characters.
As he comes to love Maria, he learns to play male roles on stage and he is fixed. He needs sleep and she says that she will sleep with him, and wearing a very modest underdress goes toward the bed.