Mourning Becomes Electra - Play 3, Act 3, Summary & Analysis

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Play 3, Act 3, Summary

This scene is set in the sitting room, where the portraits of Abe Mannon and his wife hang. Lavinia comes in and nervously tries to calm herself after her confrontation with Orin. Seth comes looking for her, tells her that the cook is upset, and asks her to go down and see her. Lavinia goes out. A moment later, Seth shows Hazel and Peter in, saying that Lavinia is just taking care of something in the kitchen and will join them shortly. Hazel talks to Peter about how much she hates coming to the house and how she worries about Orin being shut up all the time and having Lavinia hovering around him constantly. Peter tells her not to worry, but Hazel says that she has invited Orin to their house for a visit and that she hopes it will help him feel better. Peter...

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