Dream on Monkey Mountain - Act 2 Scene 2 Part 1 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2 Scene 2 Part 1 Summary

Makak, Tigre and Souris arrive in the forest. Tigre and Souris are hungry and uneasy. Makak tries to convince them that if they smoke the leaves of a certain plant the peace they encounter will leave them without hunger. Souris protests that he wants real food. As Makak goes a distance away to find firewood, Souris asks Tigre whether he really thinks Makak has money. Tigre encourages him to be patient, saying that to get what they want they need to become part of Makak's madness.

As Makak comes back with branches for a fire, Tigre talks to him in poetic language about Africa and the joy they'll find when they finally get there. Souris, however, talks about how Africa means darkness to him and how he doesn't like living in darkness. He goes on to say that all...

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