The Miss Firecracker Contest - Study Guide Act 2, Scene 3 Summary & Analysis

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Elain and Delmount wait for Carnelle to return to the dressing room and discuss the negative impact that their mother had on their lives and how they have made the choices they have in attempts to either please her or distance from her. Popeye returns with a pair of binoculars and Delmount agrees to watch the fireworks with her much to the dismay of Tessy who has returned to claim Delmount for her own. Carnelle returns to the back of the beauty pageant tent after the parade in a furious state her humiliation heightened by onlookers who hurled insults and objects along the parade route. Mac Sam invites Carnelle out for a night of fun but Carnelle declines wanting to get home and put this day behind her.

Delmount and Popeye have climbed to the top of the tent to watch the fireworks and yell...

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