The Night of the Iguana - Study Guide Act 3, Part 1 Summary & Analysis

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The power is out as a result of the storm, and the verandah is lit by oil lamps. Shannon sits shirtless at a table, lit by one of those lamps as he writes a letter to his Bishop. Maxine puts the hammock back up; Nonno and Hannah are in their cubicles. Shannon asks Maxine to get one of the Mexican boys to take the letter into town so it will go in the mail right away. She tells him the boys have already gone into town and won't be back until morning. Shannon seems to be unhappy with Maxine, suggesting that Fred is lucky because he's dead. After some sexual innuendo about how Fred was dead long before he died and how it's hard for Maxine to be "respected" by the Mexican boys, Maxine tells Shannon that she overheard one of his conversations with Fred...

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