Orpheus Descending - Act 3, Scenes 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 3, Scenes 1 and 2 Summary

Scene 1 - Val, barely awake, sits on the edge of the cot in the alcove. Lady races downstairs, telling him to get dressed and hide - Jabe is coming down, and he doesn't know Val sleeps there. As Val slowly gets moving Jabe appears, helped by a Nurse. They start downstairs, Lady tries to stall them, the Nurse insists, and then Jabe tires, sitting to rest and asking why Lady is so excited. Lady explains that she's happy to see him up and about. Jabe gets moving again; the Nurse helps him continue down the stairs, and Lady introduces him to Val, saying the Saturday before Easter is their busiest day in the store, and she needs all the help she can get. Jabe stumbles, but before either the Nurse or Lady can get to him, Val helps him to his feet. Lady...

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