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

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This scene is set three weeks earlier, in Prior's room at the time of the angel's arrival. Belize is watching from the street. This scene represents Prior's conversation with Belize, in which he tells him what happened in his room when the angel arrived.

The angel explains that Prior is to be a prophet, and asks him to find the implements that his dreams have told him he needs for his task. He does not understand what she means. She seems to contact something or someone, who tells her that these implements are under the floor in the kitchen. The angel orders him to dig them up. He says no, so the angel commands him again in a terrifying, loud voice. A gust of wind knocks him over. He still refuses, so the angel coughs, and there is an explosion in the kitchen...

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