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The Iceman Cometh Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 2, Part 2 Summary

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Act 2, Part 2 Summary

As Cora, Margie and Pearl take Hickey's parcels and place them with other birthday presents, Hickey reveals that he heard Larry's comments about him being afraid, and says Larry has all wrong, repeating that all he wants to do is help Larry and the others find peace. The others seem resentful, leading him to apologize again for sounding like a preacher and to ask them to help him prepare for the party. Rocky and Chuck go out to collect a package he left in the hall, and he shows the prostitutes the champagne he brought them, referring to them casually as "whores." This seems to upset them, but Hickey tells them he's just calling things, as they are without any intention to hurt. Rocky and Chuck come back in, revealing that Hickey's package contains several bottles of champagne. Everyone reacts excitedly. Joe, in...

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