The House of Blue Leaves - Act 2, Scene 1, Part 1 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 1, Part 1 Summary

Ronnie stands in exactly the same place as he stood at the end of Act 1. He takes two grenades out of the box, wires them up to Artie's alarm clock, sets the clock and places the bomb he's just constructed into the box and sets it down. Then he runs into his room and returns with another box, this one containing a choir boy's robes. He puts them on and tells a long story of how Billy came to town when Ronnie was a child, looking for the perfect boy to play Huckleberry Finn in a big-budget movie. He tells how Billy was inundated by boys who wanted to play Huck, how Ronnie decided he was the perfect boy and how he jumped into an elaborate singing/dancing/acting audition the moment that Billy walked in the door, hoping to find a little...

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