Funny Girl - Chapters 5-6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5

This chapter delves into private lives of the men in the story. Dennis is married to Edith, a beautiful, intelligent, and cold woman who is having an affair. He knows about it, but isn't ready to say anything yet. He just sadly mulls about his home and wonders how life wound up the way it has. But it makes him think of Sophie, who is vibrant, warm, and hilarious.

In the final days before the live taping of their show, Sophie learns that her father's had a massive heart attack and he's unconscious. Auntie Marie says she needs to come home right away. She chooses not to, instead preferring to stay in London and tape the show before heading home.

Chapter 6

The performance goes off without a hitch for Sophie. Clive is overwhelmed by her performance, after a career of ridiculing comedies...

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