Waiting for Lefty Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Scene 1

• Cab drivers attend a meeting to consider striking but are discouraged by the union leader, who tries to convince them that they will fail.

• The union leader encourages the workers to have confidence in the new president, who is very supportive of the workers.

• Workers who object to the union leader's opinion are intimidated and called "reds."

• Workers call for Lefty, the worker committee chairman; since he is not available they ask for someone from the committee.

• A worker from the audience comes forward and refutes the union leader's accusations of being a "red."

• Having received an injury in the war, the worker suggests striking.

Scene 2

• Joe arrives home to find that the furniture has been repossessed and his wife, Edna, is very upset.

• Edna expresses concerns about Joe's falling income and the effect it is having on the care and health of their children.

• Joe expresses...

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