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Angels in America - Part 1: Act 2, Scene 5 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1: Act 2, Scene 5 Summary

Belize, who is a former drag queen and old lover of Prior's, is visiting him in the hospital. They trade camp jokes and vulgar erection jokes. Prior tells him about his hallucination of the voice, saying that he finds it sexually arousing. When Belize leaves, it becomes evident that Prior has been talking to the voice, which tells him again to prepare for its arrival. It promises to bring truth.

Part 1: Act 2, Scene 5 Analysis

The angel becomes a figure of salvation; however, we are not sure whether this might involve destruction. Nonetheless, it will bring the only quality that seems to be absent from the play: truth.

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