Flyin' West - Study Guide Act 2, Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

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It is now Sunday morning and Miss Leah and Fannie are ready to leave for church while Sophie finishes breakfast. Sophie is waiting for Minnie to come downstairs in order to give her a birthday gift, a deed to one third of the women's property. Because it is her twenty-first birthday, Minnie has acquired legal rights to property ownership. Minnie is deeply touched by the gift, but Frank can see only the money that could be made by selling the land to the speculators. Frank goes one step further and tries to convince the women to sell off all their land, which would bring in a small fortune; the women are not swayed, though, preferring to remain free and independent on their homestead.

Wil, who has come to take the women to church, also has a telegram for Frank which had been delivered yesterday. The...

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