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Dogeaters Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act I: Scenes 12-15 Summary

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Act I: Scenes 12-15 Summary

Scene 12 takes place at the Monte Vista Golf and Country Club. It is the first day of the Film Festival. Nestor and Barbara introduce the ruling class of Philippine society. In attendance are Senator Avila, General Ledesma, his combustible Lieutenant Carreon, and the richest man in the Philippines, Severo Alacran, who owns the soda manufacturer TruCola. Everyone seems in good humor as they golf, with the marked exception of Carreon, who is constantly enraged by Avila's rhetoric. Avila, for his part, speaks open with his counterparts in the Marcos camp, who in turn seem open to listening to his opinions. Avila is pressing for clean elections, but Alacran wants to know about Daisy's revolutionary boyfriend. In the midst of this conversation, the Senator proclaims that the playfulness of Philippines culture needs to be tempered so the world will take them seriously...

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