Man and Superman - Act 3 Summary & Analysis

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Act 3 Summary

A group of Brigands, pirates of the road, sits on a hill discussing politics. Mendoza, their leader, keeps order to the conversation. The group varies on politics from Anarchism to social democracy. Suddenly the group hears a motorcar coming up the road. The road has been strewn with nails, and Jack's car tire is punctured leading to his and Henry's capture.

Mendoza introduces himself as a man who robs from the rich. In turn, Jack introduces himself as a man who robs from the poor, and the two shake hands. Jack has more than enough money to pay the ransom the brigands are demanding, but he decides to stay with them for the night.

Henry, Jack, and Mendoza stay together to talk as the other men leave to enjoy their evening. Mendoza offers to tell them the story of how he became a brigand. Mendoza was in...

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