The Kentucky Cycle - Study Guide Play Three, The Homecoming Summary & Analysis

Robert Schenkkan
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A narrator sets the scene, which is the wilds of Kentucky, 16 years later.

In scene, one, the baby born to Rowen and Star at the climax of the previous play is now a 16-year-old named Patrick. Patrick hunkers down on a mountain ridge looking out over a valley. He's joined by Rebecca, a young woman who teases him about being able to sneak up on him. They admit that they missed each other, and after kissing him, Rebecca explains how she found him.

She says she looked in the fields, and when she didn't find him there she asked Star where he was. Star didn't say anything. Rebecca asks Patrick why Star doesn't like her, saying that every time Star comes over to visit Rebecca and her dad, Star ignores her. Patrick is surprised because Star doesn't visit anybody. Rebecca explains...

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