The Great White Hope - Study Guide Act 2, Scene 7 Summary & Analysis

Howard Sackler
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Jack and Ellie wait on a train platform. Tick enters and tells them there might be a train later that evening. Ellie asks Jack what they're going to do, but he speaks sharply with her and tells Tick to keep her occupied. Smitty comes in and gives Jack a telegram, saying his mother's ill, suggesting Jack should go back to America right away, and saying there might be a chance of a deal with the legal authorities. Jack doesn't appear to be paying attention, so Smitty tries more urgently to persuade him to go. Jack tells him to go away, and Smitty starts to leave, but then he turns and asks Jack why he's being so stubborn, asking whether it's all about keeping the championship title a little longer. Jack says the championship means nothing to him, saying it's something he's stuck with, and demanding...

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