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Fiddler on the Roof Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 2, Scene 4 Summary

Joseph Stein
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Act 2, Scene 4 Summary

It is now several months later on the village street. Villagers enter, all talking about a new arrival at Motel and Tzeitel's, asking if each of the others have heard about it. They trade a Mazeltov.

Shandel crosses the stage in a rush, and a woman stops her, asking where she's running. Shandel tells her about a new arrival at her son Motel's. Everyone wishes Mazeltov to Shandel.

Act 2, Scene 4 Analysis

Another brief scene where everyone is speaking of a new arrival almost leads us to believe that Tzeitel and Motel have had a child. Could it be…?

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