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

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The conversation between Hannah and Shannon turns to Hannah's life with Nonno, and Hannah describes their relationship as her home. Shannon compares her life with Nonno as a bird building a nest in a tree about to fall down, but Hannah says that when a human being builds a nest in the heart of another, the question of whether it will last isn't considered. The only point is the connection, and the sense of being home and safe and cared for. She speaks of the impermanence of her life in particular and relates it to life in general. Shannon asks what she'll do when he finally dies, and Hannah suggests that it's easy for her to make connections with fellow travelers the way she did with Shannon. Shannon comments that he never has difficulty making friends either, and Hannah makes pointed comments about his sexual...

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