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Mister Roberts Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 2, Scene 5 Summary

Thomas Heggen
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Act 2, Scene 5 Summary

Over the loudspeaker, three announcements are heard, one of which is an order for Dolan to report to the radio shack. Lights come up on Roberts and Pulver's stateroom, where Pulver is lying on his bunk, Doc sits with a drink, and Roberts is closing up his suitcase. When he's finished, Wiley takes it out, saying he'll take it down to where the boat from the island is going to pick him up. After he exits, Roberts and Doc talk about Roberts' travel plans, and their conversation reveals he's been transferred to a base in Hawaii. As Pulver warns him to be careful, Roberts talks excitedly about how he's been posted to a destroyer. Dolan comes in with copies of the radio dispatch officially detaching him from the ship. Roberts seems curious about how his orders happened, saying he hasn't sent in a transfer request...

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