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

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Part 2: Act 1, Scene 5 Summary

Prior is alone in his bed. It is still the night of the angel's arrival. He wakes from a nightmare to find that his pajamas are soaked. He has had a wet dream. He calls Belize at work to tell him about it. He tells Belize about the angel. During the call, he realizes that he is crying.

At Belize's end, the doctor, Henry, interrupts to ask him to treat a patient (Roy).

Prior asks Belize to sing. The doctor becomes frustrated, but Belize sings 'Hark the Herald.' Prior joins in on his side. Belize hangs up to speak to Henry about the new patient. The notes he gives Belize clearly describe Roy as a cancer patient, and indeed, we discover that cancer therapy has been arranged for him. Belize questions why he has been sent to the AIDS clinic, but the...

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