Curse of the Starving Class - Act 2 Part 1 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2 begins in the kitchen where a pot of the artichokes that Weston brought home is bubbling on the stove. The sound of construction can be heard, and it becomes apparent Wesley is trying to build a new door for the house. Emma is at the kitchen table working on new posters to replace the ones Wesley urinated on, and she asks her brother if he thinks Taylor and their mother are having an affair. Wesley does not know about that, but he does think Taylor is after the money he stands to make off the sale of their property.

Emma is of the opinion Ella is using Taylor to better herself since she has been put down by her husband for so many years. She says she imagines Ella and Taylor traveling, and launches into a story about their car breaking down in Los Cerritos where...

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