Blood Wedding - Act 1, Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

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Act 1, Scene 1 Summary

In "Blood Wedding," a woman's son falls in love with a lady who used to date a member of the family that murdered his father and brother. Although the lady knows that his love is true, she is still in love with her ex-boyfriend. She runs off with her ex-boyfriend shortly after marrying the son. The woman and her ex-boyfriend do not escape the revenge of the son. In the end the son's revenge backfires. All of the characters learn their respective lessons about revenge, love, and family.

A routine goodbye between a mother and her grown son turns cold. Before leaving to tend to his vineyard, the son asks his mother for a knife he can use to cut down grapes for his lunch. The son's request launches the mother into a speech about how she hates knives, guns, and any other weapons that...

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