The Great God Brown - Act 1, Scene 3 Summary & Analysis

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Act 1, Scene 3 Summary

Dion is asleep on the couch in a parlor of a young woman named Cybel. Apparently, Dion had passed out drunk on her front step and Cybel brought him inside to avoid any interference from the local police. Dion wakes and is startled at first because he does not recognize Cybel, but he is taken in by her maternal gestures and he is able to remove his mask as she strokes his brow. When the doorbell rings, Cybel dons a mask painted to mimic the face of a hardcore prostitute.

Billy is at the door and wants Dion to leave with him so they can discuss something important. Dion is irritated that he has been tracked down by his old friend but finally relents and allows Billy to make the proposition of a job. As the resignation of convention settles over Dion, he removes his...

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