Fiddler on the Roof - Act 2, Scene 7 Summary & Analysis

Joseph Stein
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Act 2, Scene 7 Summary

Yente enters Tevye's barn with two teenage boys who are uncomfortable being there. She calls for Golde, announcing that she has the two boys she had told her about. Golde arrives, followed by Shprintze and Bielke. Yente continues, praising the boys' families and intelligence.

Golde isn't so sure; her remaining two daughters are still young. Yente tells her that these boys aren't grandfathers. They can make the arrangements not and not have to worry about anything later, when they are all old enough. Golde asks which daughter will get which boy. Yente waves away the question, saying that it doesn't matter. Golde begins saying that she'll have to talk to Tevye, but she is interrupted by the arrival of Lazar Wolf, Avram, Mendel, Mordcha and other villagers.

Avram asks for Tevye, and Golde replies that he's in the house. She asks if there is trouble...

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