The Amen Corner - Study Guide Act 3 Summary & Analysis

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As the scene opens, Mrs. Jackson from the first act enters the church, weeping. Margaret also enters and Mrs. Jackson asks her why God took her baby away. Though Margaret encourages her to trust God, Mrs. Jackson is inconsolable, unable to understand why her baby would have to suffer even though she and her husband have been praying for their child. After unsuccessfully trying to convince Mrs. Jackson to pray and consider doing the Lord's work, Margaret tells her not to give up on having another baby and to go home to her husband.

In the kitchen, Margaret and Odessa discuss the day ahead. David has not returned all night and the congregation has been rising up against Margaret, with Sister Moore making an effort to become the pastor of the church. Odessa encourages Margaret to rest, but Margaret begins talking about Luke, admitting to having feelings...

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