The Last Night of Ballyhoo - Study Guide Act 1, Scene 5 Summary & Analysis

Alfred Uhry
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Later that night, Sunny and Adolph play cards as Reba knits socks. They chat about the way they used to play cards when Sunny was little, whether Adolph used to let Sunny win, and how Adolph is winning now. Reba comments that higher education makes people insane, and, as an example, tells the story of a former neighbor, who boarded a train to start her second year at college and ran up and down the aisles of the train with her clothes off. She describes the girl as being of "the other kind," and explains to Sunny there are two kinds of European Jews--those from Western Europe like them (which basically means German) and those from Eastern Europe like the "others" (which basically means Russian). Adolph wins another hand of cards, they chat about Sunny's life at university, then Reba goes...

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