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Dogeaters Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act I: Scenes 16-17 Summary

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Act I: Scenes 16-17 Summary

In Scene 16, Daisy Avila is in bed, pregnant, ill, and miserable. Her father the Senator attends to her, attempting to feed her, but she wants none of it. All she wants is Santos, now far away from the city of Manila, in the mountains with NPA. Nestor and Barbara sing a lullaby to her as she reels in agony. The Senator has a soliloquy in which he begs his daughter to get better and regain her senses. He explains that he sent her mother away to keep her safe. He knows that Daisy is like him; she wants to help the people of the Philippines.

Scene 17 takes place in the Jeepney Coffee Shop at the hotel. Fassbinder and Joey sit at breakfast. While Joey ravenously eats, Fassbinder morosely takes pictures of him. He says he has fallen in love with the...

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