The Hairy Ape - Study Guide Scene 5 Summary & Analysis

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The setting here is Fifth Avenue in New York City, the part of the shopping district with the most expensive shops. Two large windows dominate the scene: one displaying furs, the other displaying jewelry. Everything on display has over-sized price tags.

Yank (dressed in filthy working clothes) and Long (dressed in cleaner, off duty clothes) come on and comment on how they are out of place in the middle of all this obvious money and cleanliness. Yank wonders where everybody is; Long explains they are all in church; Yank talks about how his parents made him go to church once, explaining how on the Saturday night before they fought like boxers. Yank also talks about how uncomfortably aware he is that he does not belong here, and that he is prepared to leave. Long talks him into staying, saying that this is Yank's last chance to actually...

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