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Angels in America - Part 2: Act 3, Scene 4 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2: Act 3, Scene 4 Summary

It is the night of the same day, and Joe and Louis remain on stage.

Roy is asleep in his hospital bed. Belize wakes him to take his medication. Roy appears to be having morphine-induced hallucinations about a Bogeyman. He thinks Belize is there to take him to the underworld.

He makes "a serious sexual invitation" towards Belize, and asks him what the afterlife is like. Belize says it is like San Francisco, but full of jewels, ravens, dance halls and racial integration. The gods are from the ethnic minorities. Belize says that Roy is not there.

Roy asks about Heaven (he has wrongly assumed Belize was describing Hell). He becomes scared, and asks Belize who he is. Belize answers that he is from the KGB (Russian Secret Police), and that he is Roy's 'negation.' Roy is beginning to identify...

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