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

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Act 2, Scene 2 Summary

On the following night, the family is again on the back porch holding an after-dinner conversation that sounds exactly like the conversation from the night before. Again, Di asks permission to go to the library, and before she can be refused, Di changes the subject to Lulu's predicament. Ina does not want to discuss Lulu's situation for fear of any family scandal. Dwight agrees with his wife and is outraged when Lulu approaches Dwight, asking him to write a letter to Ninian to discover the truth.

Lulu wants to find out if Ninian has another wife or if her supposed husband fabricated the story in an attempt to be rid of Lulu. Lulu threatens to tell the truth to the entire town if Dwight does not cooperate. Emboldened by love for the first time in her life, Lulu does not back down even at Dwight's...

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