Mourning Becomes Electra - Study Guide Play 1, Act 3, Summary & Analysis

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One night about a week later, Seth comes on stage drunkenly singing the sea shanty he sang at the beginning of the play. Lavinia comes out, complaining that this is the second time in a week he's been drunk. Seth tells her it's a time for celebration, adding that this might be the night Ezra comes home. He then asks Lavinia whether she found out anything new about Brant, but Lavinia lies and says there's nothing to Seth's ideas. She then asks what Brant's mother, the French-Canadian nurse, was like. He says she was lively and pretty, and that everyone was fond of her, including Ezra. He says that Ezra was extremely upset when he found out that she was involved with David. Lavinia refuses to believe him and sends him to bed.

As Seth goes, Christine comes out of the house wearing an emerald...

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