The Iceman Cometh Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Act 1, Part 1

• This story is about a group of regulars at a bar whose peace is interrupted by a visitor who pushes them to change the way they view themselves and the world.

• As the play begins, the regulars at Harry Hope's Saloon and Bar are spending another routine night drinking too much and are on the verge of passing out.

• Larry and Rocky are talking, and Larry cynically mentions that the regulars who plan on paying their tabs tomorrow all have a touching faith in what tomorrow will bring.

• They talk about their lives, and, through the conversation, it is learned that Larry had once been a member of the Anarchy Movement but had become disillusioned and left.

• The various characters call out in their sleep or temporarily wake up to give hints about their lives.

• Parritt, who has newly arrived, comes down from his room for...

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