The Kentucky Cycle - Study Guide Play Six, Tall Tales, Part 2 Summary & Analysis

Robert Schenkkan
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In Scene 2, J.T. and the Rowen family have just finished dinner. The family consists of Jed (from the previous play), his wife Lallie and Mary Anne. Tommy is also there. J.T. tells Jed that he's a lucky man because he has his independence, his own farm and has fought with other people like him for the Great Cause in the Civil War. Mary Anne begins the story of how Jed fought with Quantrill, which sounds a little different than the story in the previous play, but Jed stops her and says that J.T. is the story teller at the table. Jed offers J.T. a drink of homemade liquor, which JT accepts before beginning a story.

The first story J.T. tells is about a hunter with a lot of luck. The hunter got trapped by...

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