Mister Roberts - Act 1, Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

Thomas Heggen
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Act 1, Scene 2 Summary

This scene is set in the stateroom shared by Roberts and Pulver. Dolan enters, saying he has prepared Roberts' letter. He discovers Pulver looking into Roberts' locker, and Pulver explains he's looking for a shoebox that was taken out of his locker. Dolan tells Pulver to tell Roberts to sign the letter as soon as he gets back from the island, commenting that it is the best transfer request Roberts ever wrote. Pulver glances over the letter as Dolan talks about how the Captain becomes nauseated whenever he gets angry at Roberts and says that when he sees this letter, the Captain is going to need a bucket. Dolan exits. Pulver finishes reading the letter and hides it under a blanket.

Pulver is cleaning up Roberts' locker as Roberts and Doc enter. Roberts asks Pulver whether Dolan has brought the letter, and Pulver says he...

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