The Night of the Iguana - Act 2, Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Part 2 Summary

Shannon leads Nonno out of his cubicle. Nonno thinks that Shannon is Hannah, and says he's pretty sure he's "going to finish" here. He means the poem, but Shannon understands that it's his life that's close to being finished. As Herr Fahrenkopf reacts excitedly to the news that the firebombs have penetrated into the heart of London, Hannah appears and nursemaids Nonno into a chair. She chats with the Fahrenkopfs, and Nonno assumes she's selling them a painting. She struggles with sitting him down for supper and convincing him she hasn't made a sale. Shannon gets the old man into a chair and gives him five dollars, reassuring the old man that it's not charity.

Hannah and Shannon come close to losing patience with Nonno as he shouts out plans to move from table to table and room to room to try and make some...

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