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The House of Bernarda Alba - Act 3 Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 3 Part 2 Summary

Poncia comes in. Bernarda tells her that because she (Bernarda) is keeping constant watch, there's no sign of the "something dangerous" she spoke about earlier. Poncia warns her that she can't keep an eye on her daughters' hearts, but Bernarda says there's no reason to be concerned. She goes out, determined to sleep well.

The Servant comes in and helps Poncia clean up. They discuss how proud Bernarda is being, and Poncia talks about how every day it feels like there's a thunderstorm about to break in the house because there's so much tension. They talk about how it's not all Pepe's fault, saying that Adela led him on and let him do more than talk. They discuss how all Bernarda's daughters, but especially Martirio, are angry and jealous, and they conclude by saying that for women without men even the blood ties...

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