Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - Study Guide Act 3 Summary & Analysis

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The family is beginning to wander back into Brick and Maggie's room and wonders to where Big Daddy has disappeared. Big Mama assumes her husband has gone to bed early, being exhausted from such a full day. She mentions that Big Daddy didn't seem like himself during the evening, but he did eat a huge meal like a man with a healthy appetite.

Gooper and Mae comment that they hope Big Daddy does not suffer from all the food. Big Mama doesn't comprehend their meaning and several times Gooper tries to tell his mother what he means, but Mae stops him with a stern look or a poke in the ribs. Big Mama thinks Big Daddy just needs a good night's sleep since the worry of a cancer diagnosis is over.

The others in the room approach Big Mama tentatively and soon they have surrounded her. Their...

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