The Homecoming - Act 1, Scene 3 Summary & Analysis

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Act 1, Scene 3 Summary

The next morning, Joey and Max are both up early. As Joey stretches, Max complains that he hates every room in the house. He invites Joey to join him at a football (soccer, in the United States) match in the afternoon, but Joey refuses, saying he's got to train. Max tells him he's got time to see the match and then train, but Joey still refuses. When he refuses to explain why he's refusing, Max calls Sam in from the kitchen where he's noisily washing the breakfast dishes and accuses him of making noise out of resentment. He then tells Sam, "from the heart," that he can't understand the resentment at all, saying that when their father died, he told Max to take care of his brothers, which Max did. He then loses his temper, telling Sam what a bad son...

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