The Great God Brown - Act 2, Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 2 Summary

Later that same night, Margaret finds Dion at the office and chastises her husband for drinking and staying away from home for the past two days. Dion is in a destructive mood and can only refer to himself in the third person as he speaks to Margaret so as not to be too emotionally vulnerable. Dion rages about his betrayal at Billy's hand, even at the age of four when Billy destroyed a sand drawing Dion had made and laughed at Dion's distress. Dion is finished with this life of betrayal and lashes out, causing Margaret to faint. Dion's sons arrive and he tells them that he is leaving and asks them to take care of their mother. He then leaves for Billy's house.

Act 2, Scene 2 Analysis

Dion's emotional exhaustion at the hand of Billy's lifelong betrayals has won out and not even Margaret can...

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