Mister Roberts Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Thomas Heggen
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Act 1, Scene 1

• This play is set during the last days of WW II aboard a Navy cargo ship.

• Roberts shares with Doc that he is going to be submitting another transfer request.

• Roberts seems to think that the cargo ship's role in the war is not as important.

• The men on the cargo ship learn they can see nurses showering on a nearby island by looking through a spyglass.

Act 1, Scene 2

• Dolan drops off the typed transfer request for Roberts, but Pulver takes the letter and hides it.

• Doc and Roberts help Pulver create a concoction that is meant to taste like scotch.

• Roberts tells Pulver what he needs to work on and what it will take for Roberts to respect him.

• Doc and Roberts discuss Roberts' desire to fight on a combat ship rather than being on a cargo ship.

Act 1, Scene 3

• Roberts breaks the Captain's orders...

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