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The Hostage Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 1, Part 4 Summary

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Act 1, Part 4 Summary

Pat and the Officer go out, apparently to discuss plans for housing the prisoner. Princess Grace goes out with her radio, and Meg, Teresa and Mulleady discuss how the Irish prisoner must be feeling. Mulleady reveals that he was once in prison and says it broke his mother's heart. After a series of pointed comments in which Meg is revealed to have been an orphan, she tells Mulleady to go out and get her some beer.

After Mulleady has gone, Teresa and Meg comment that there are a lot of strange people in the world and the conversation reveals that Teresa likes Princess Grace and that she recently left a convent because she fell in love with a student priest. Pat comes back in with Monsewer, and Meg tells him what's happening to the Irish prisoner, saying it's very sad. Monsewer says the prisoner is...

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