The Night of the Iguana - Act 3, Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 3, Part 2 Summary

When Hannah comes out of her cubicle, Shannon asks the Mexican boys coming up the hill what he did. They tell him in Spanish and run off, laughing. Furious with himself Shannon pulls at the cross around his neck, but it doesn't come off. Hannah calms him, saying that the chain the cross is on is cutting into his neck. She gets it off him, he tells her to keep it and heads for the ocean, saying he's going to swim to China. He doesn't get too far; he's grabbed by Maxine and the boys and tied to the hammock. Maxine tells Hannah that he's acting, that he does this regularly, that she's going to call a doctor from town to give him a shot, and if he's not better tomorrow she's going to send him to a mental hospital. She goes in to call...

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