The Miss Firecracker Contest Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Act 1, Scene 1

• The play is set in Mississippi in the 1980s, where Carnelle lives.

• Carnelle's goal is to win the local beauty contest.

• Popeye, Carnelle's friend, has arrived to take measurements for Carnelle's costume.

• Carnelle has been living in her aunt's home alone since her aunt died in December.

• Carnelle's aunt has raised her since she was 9 years old; both her parents have died at this point.

• Elain and Delmount show up at the house; both are Carnelle's cousins.

• Elain was once crowned Miss Firecracker.

• Popeye has fallen in love with Delmount and explains to him the eye injury she claims allows her to hear things through her eyes.

Act 1, Scene 2

• Carnelle is awaiting a call from the pageant coordinator about her acceptance into the pageant.

• Franklin calls to talk to Elain and wants her to come back home.

• Carnelle gets the call that she was accepted into...

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