Come Back, Little Sheba - Act 2, Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 2 Summary

At 5:30 p.m., the time when Bruce is set to arrive, Marie and Lola are putting finishing touches on the dining table. Lola admires the lilacs she picked from Mrs. Coffman's yard. Marie tells her that lilacs don't last long and by next week they will be dead. Bruce arrives. After meeting Lola he tells the girls he got a raise and hopes to take them to eat and drink cocktails at a fancy hotel. Lola tells him she prepared dinner and runs off to prepare cocktails. Although Bruce wants to go out and be alone with Marie, Marie suggests they eat there since Lola spent so much time on dinner.

In the kitchen Lola is frantic when she can't find the whiskey to make cocktails. She phones the office of Doc's friend Ed Anderson. Doc knows Ed from the Alcoholics Anonymous group. When Ed...

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