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The Last Night of Ballyhoo Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 2, Scenes 7 and 8 Summary

Alfred Uhry
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Act 2, Scenes 7 and 8 Summary

We're back on a train, this time the train to Wilmington. Sunny is again reading, and Joe again comes to find her. Sunny says she's been thinking a lot about what he said, and tells him it isn't true that she's a Jew hater because that would mean she hates herself. When he seems doubtful, she tells him that what's really going on for her is ignorance, a not knowing what being Jewish is and means. She says she does know a bit of Yiddish and misquotes the Sabbath Blessing. He corrects her gently, and she apologizes for taking him to Ballyhoo, saying she should have known better. He also apologizes for acting like a jerk. They say they miss each other, kiss passionately and start to cry.

The conductor calls out "All aboard!" Sunny panics, but Joe tells her they've...

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