Golden Boy - Act 1, Scene 5 Summary & Analysis

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Act 1, Scene 5 Summary

As Joe packs his suitcase for his boxing tour of the Mid West, Siggie, Bonaparte, Anna and Lorna sip wine and talk about their families. Lorna reveals that her father beat her mother, while Anna comments on how Bonaparte never spoke badly to his wife at all. At one point while Joe is out of the room, Lorna asks Bonaparte whether he likes her. He says he does, then asks Lorna to keep an eye on Joe while he's away and to help him to find truthful success. Lorna promises that she will.

Mr. Carp comes by to say good-bye. Joe prepares to load his things into a cab. Before he goes, Bonaparte gives him the violin and tells him to practice while he's on the road. Lorna urges Joe to hurry because they have to make the train, but Joe goes off for a...

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