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Reflection

When actors need to reflect on-stage about dramatic events, they can show a thoughtful mood by their facial expression, by gestures such as resting their face on their hands, or by looking into the distance.

an actress with a sad expression resting her hand on her face and sitting alone

Leaning head on hands to show a sad reflective mood

an actress with a happy hopeful expression looking out a window

Gazing outwards to show a happier reflective mood

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