No Exit - Study Guide Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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Estelle speaks sharply to Garcin because he's sitting on her sofa. He apologizes, saying he was getting himself in order and suggesting the others do the same. Inez says she's already in order. Estelle says nothing, but again speaks sharply to Garcin when he tries to take off his jacket. She says she can't stand seeing men in their shirt-sleeves.

She, Garcin and Inez bicker over how to handle the heat and debate whether they've met each other before. Estelle asks whether either Garcin or Inez ever attended a country party at the home of one of her friends. Garcin reveals he's always lived in Rio. Inez tells her she was a postal clerk and was therefore unlikely to move in Estelle's circles; the snobbish Estelle reacts with distaste to both of them. They discover that time passes differently on earth than it does in this room...

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