Cost of Living (play) - Scene Five Summary & Analysis

Martyna Majok
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Summary

“December. John’s apartment. Jess showers John. We watch the entire act. It takes as long as it needs” (50).

Meanwhile, a conversation continues, with Jess describing an encounter at one of the bars where she works with a man who wanted to keep giving the woman he was with drinks – the woman, Jess says, who was already passed out in a back room. Jess describes how the man made negative comments about her and her job, and how the bouncer threw the man out. She then comments on how rich people like that man are always trouble, and complaining on how people judge other people by their job.

This leads to conversation with John about how he and Jess judged each other when they met, leading to comments from both about how they judged each other’s appearances and bodies, comments that start...

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