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The Iceman Cometh Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 4, Part 1 Summary

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Act 4, Part 1 Summary

Most of the regular down-and-outers sit in their usual positions, drunk and insensible, including Larry, Hugo, Parritt, Cora, Lewis, McGloin, Wertjoen, Willie, Harry, Mosher, Jimmy and Joe, who is passed out at the bar. Rocky tries to get him to leave, but he's too drunk to move. Chuck comes in, disheveled and drunk. Rocky tries to get him to start his regular shift, but Chuck says he's quitting. Rocky says he's quitting as well, they both complain about how their women are making things difficult for them, and then Chuck talks at length about how he realized Hickey was right, that his and Cora's dreams of marriage were just that, dreams.

Chuck talks about how he realized marriage wasn't going to work, how women are always cheating, and then says he wants to have just one shot at Hickey to take revenge on him for...

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