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The Odd Couple Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 2, Scene 1 and Analysis Summary

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Act 2, Scene 1 Summary and Analysis

The curtain rises on the second poker game; only the setting looks quite different. In the 11 days that Felix has lived with Oscar, it is apparent that Felix has taken over Oscar's apartment. In the first act, the apartment is in shambles. As the second act opens, Oscar's apartment has been completely transformed. It is now spotless, thanks to Felix.

In fact, the atmosphere, the game and the food have changed from the first act. Now, Felix prepares little sandwiches with the crusts removed. Contrast that to the "brown sandwiches" Oscar had served only a few days before. One thing that had not changed was the pace of the poker game. As in Act 1, the poker game is constantly interrupted, primarily by Felix, who chides his fellow poker players to be a little neater, "Fellahs, please use your...

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