The Great God Brown - Act 4, Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 4, Scene 2 Summary

Soon after the scene at the office, Billy is home alone, naked except for a piece of cloth over his loins. In his madness, Billy cries out to God for mercy and forgiveness and tells Dion's mask that the two of them will die together. Cybel arrives and tries to comfort Billy, who explains that he is Dion's murderer and also Dion, the murdered. Cybel tries to reassure the tormented man, who puts on the Dion mask, stands, spreads his arms and is shot by a police officer outside the window.

Cybel moves Billy to the couch, removes the Dion mask and tries to comfort the dying Billy. Margaret rushes in, sees the Dion mask and grieves for her dead husband. As Billy lies dying, he tells Cybel that he has found God and she urges him to go to sleep. After Billy dies, the...

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