Play 1, Act 1, Scene 1, Part 1
• Mourning Becomes Electra is a intricate three-part play.
• The Homecoming is the first play in the trilogy.
• Seth and a group of townspeople discuss the strangeness of the Mannon family.
• The townspeople discuss how Christine Mannon, wife of General Mannon, is beautiful but unlikable.
• There is hints at secrets in the Mannon family.
• Lavinia Mannon comes out of the house and looks remarkably like her mother, Christine.
Play 1, Act 1, Scene 1, Part 2
• Lavinia confesses to Seth that she goes to New York.
• Their conversation is interrupted by the appearance of Peter and Hazel.
• Lavinia invites the brother and sister to sit with her and the three of them discuss the war.
• Hazel excuses herself so that Peter can propose to Lavinia.
• Lavinia refuses his hand in marriage for the second time.
• Peter leaves as Christine enters the scene.
• Lavinia and Christine have a tense conversation...
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