The House of Blue Leaves - Study Guide Act 2, Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

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As we hear the Pope's sermon at Yankee Stadium over the television, lights come up on Artie's apartment, which is now extremely messy. Artie is watching television and so is a sobbing man whom Artie introduces as Billy, who's come to retrieve Corrinna's body. Artie tries to calm Billy down by singing one of his songs, then telling him that Corrinna died quickly and painlessly. Billy isn't comforted and says that he won't go back to California since he feels he can't make movies any more. Artie pleads with him to go back, saying he can start over and that he (Artie) needs a place to stay.

Bananas comes out of her bedroom dressed in outdated clothes. Billy mistakes her for his wife, Georgina. As Artie compliments her on how beautiful she looks, Bananas says she put on a dress that Georgina had given her...

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