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The Gin Game Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 1, Scene 2 Summary

D. L. Coburn
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Act 1, Scene 2 Summary

A full week has passed. Weller is on the porch wearing a jacket and tie. Fonsia joins him with her hair done, wearing make-up and a nice dress, and looking like a different woman. They agree to play Gin again. Weller is upset that the family of another retiree has seemingly belittled him as a man who just sits and amuses himself playing cards.

The pair begins another game of Gin. Fonsia knocks with three points and wins the first hand. Fonsia scores Gin in the second hand. Fonsia begins to feel dizzy and blames the prescriptions she has been taking. She is briefly upset when she thinks Weller insinuates she is on welfare, but he quickly apologizes. Weller talks about how sometimes he slips into a dreamlike trance, a feeling of sheer terror. At first he could snap right out of it, but later...

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