Golden Boy - Act 2, Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 1 Summary

This scene takes place at an athletic club. Moody, Lorna, Roxy and Tokio watch as Joe trains (offstage). Moody congratulates Tokio on how far Joe has come. Roxy agrees that Joe's doing better but expresses concern about Joe being knocked out in a fight in Philadelphia. Tokio tells them that Joe saw a street violinist and didn't seem his usual self afterwards. Roxy suggests that Joe was scared the violinist was an attacker. Lorna starts to suggest it was about something else but Roxy shuts her up. Moody decides it's time to get Joe away from home, where the lure of the violin is too strong.

Eddie Fuseli (the man who called Moody's office earlier) appears. He comments on how good a fighter Joe is and asks if he can become part owner. Moody refuses outright and Fuseli moves away, but doesn't leave. Tokio reveals...

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