* Marina and Astrov talk to each other as Marina knits.
* Vanya enters and complains about life being off its routine.
* Astrov reminds Yelena that he is there to see the Professor.
* Maria notes she's received a pamphlet from a writer she likes.
* A workman comes in and tells Astrov he is needed at the factory.
* Yelena and Vanya have a quiet moment together.
* The Professor and Yelena are dozing in the dining room.
* The Professor complains that he is getting old.
* Sonya tells the Professor that he asked to see Astrov.
* Vanya comes in and tells them they're going to have a storm.
* Everyone starts complaining.
* Vanya talks about how he could have proposed marriage to Yelena.
* Astrov tells Telegin to play the guitar.
* Astrov has come to find Yelena, who he thinks is beautiful.
* Sonya complains about Astrov.
* Astrov promises not to drink anymore.
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