The Hostage - Study Guide Act 2, Part 1 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 57 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Hostage.
This section contains 818 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Hostage Study Guide

The entrances are guarded by the Officer and a Volunteer as the Soldier paces. After the Soldier asks for a cigarette and is told there are none, the Officer tells him he'll be getting a cup of tea. The Soldier wonders whether Teresa will bring it in, saying he thinks she is pretty. The Officer goes to see when the tea will be ready.

Princess Grace, Mulleady, and other tenants come in to try to catch a glimpse of the prisoner, but Pat comes in and chases them away. Pat then calls for Teresa, who comes in with a tray of tea and some food. He speaks flirtatiously with her, saying that he liked her dancing and that he hopes she cooked the food she brought. Further flirtatious conversation reveals that the Soldier is nineteen and Teresa is a little older, that his name is...

(read more from the Act 2, Part 1 Summary)

This section contains 818 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Hostage Study Guide
Copyrights
Drama for Students
The Hostage from Drama for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.