The House of Bernarda Alba - Study Guide Act 2 Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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A bell rings, summoning the men to work in the fields. The women comment again on the heat inside the house and on the way they'd love to have the freedom that men have to go out and work. Poncia describes how a group of reapers has arrived to work in the fields. They come from far away, and they are beautiful. A woman came to sing and dance for them, and she says men need that kind of entertainment. Adela comments that men are allowed everything, and Amelia says that to be born a woman is the worst possible thing that can happen. Offstage, the reapers sing a song about carrying off women's hearts the same way they carry off ripe wheat. Adela says she'd love to be a reaper, to have freedom to come and go and to forget her troubles. The reapers...

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