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Necessary Targets Chapter Summary & Analysis - Scenes 3 and 4 Summary

Eve Ensler
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Scenes 3 and 4 Summary

Scene 3: J.S. and Melissa meet with five Bosnian refugee women: Zlata, Azra, Seada, Nuna, and Jelena. J.S. introduces herself and Melissa, explaining that their intent is to talk to the women and help them heal from their experiences. The women react with initial mistrust and uncertainty, at first cracking jokes and bantering in response to J.S.'s habitualized efforts at starting therapeutic conversations. Eventually they become serious and tell her she can't give them the help they really need. They don't need to talk, they say. They've talked enough. What they need is to have their homes and lives back. Conversation reveals that Zlata is a doctor, that Seada has a baby (Doona) with her, that Nuna is fascinated with America, and that the women feel exploited and manipulated and used by others, particularly journalists, who say they've come to help them...

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