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On Golden Pond Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 1, Scene 2, Summary

Ernest Thompson
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Act 1, Scene 2, Summary

This scene opens in the middle of June, a month later, mid-morning. The room now looks more lived-in, with all the furniture in its proper place and without its cloth coverings. Norman is sitting in a chair reading the classifieds with a magnifying glass. Norman calls out the details of an ad looking for a chauffer to do errands five days a week. There is no answer. Norman continues to discuss it, wondering if having owned more than twenty cars over the years would qualify as experience. A knock comes on the door and Norman calls for Ethel to open it. However, it is Ethel knocking.

Norman lets Ethel in. Ethel has been in the woods picking berries. Ethel complains that Norman never goes outside and he tells her he is too busy reading the classifieds, telling her about the chauffer ad he has just...

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