Miss Lulu Bett - Act 2, Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 1 Summary

As the second act begins, the family is gathered on the side porch and making polite after-dinner conversation. Di asks permission to go to the library, but Ina denies it. Di has gone every night this week, and it doesn't look right for a young girl to be out alone every night. The discussion turns to the whereabouts of Lulu, who surprises them by walking up to the porch and announcing that the marriage to Ninian is over. Apparently Ninian had been married before and is not sure if his wife is still living or not, a fact which Ninian did not divulge to Lulu until their arrival in Savannah, Georgia.

Ninian is on his way back to Oregon, and even though he does not know if his first wife is dead or alive, Lulu could not stay with him. Dwight and Ina's first thought...

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