Dream on Monkey Mountain - Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

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Scene 1 Summary

Makak is alone on the ground, and the white mask is nearby. His friend Moustique comes to find him, saying it's market day and they have to get their coal down to town to be sold. As Moustique lights a fire and makes coffee, Makak says that he thinks he's going mad and asks Moustique how long they've known each other. Moustique tells him four years, reminds him of how they met, and tells Makak that he was the only person who believed that a "nigger" like him with a broken foot could actually be someone. Makak then tells Moustique of his encounter with the woman, using exactly the same language as he used with the Corporal, but with one difference. At the end of the story, Makak says that the woman called out to him by his real name, which he never...

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