The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel - Act 2, Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Part 2 Summary

The action shifts to Vietnam, where a soldier named Jones pursues Yen in an attempt to get her to go to bed with him. At the same time, Brisbey, a soldier in a hospital bed, is shouting for Pavlo. Yen tells Jones that she's finished with him, as Pavlo appears and Brisbey tells him the story of how he stepped on a mine. It's a story that Ardell finishes by saying how Brisbey had both legs, his testicles and an arm blown off.

Pavlo is pulled by a young Vietnamese boy into the same bar as Jones. Mamasan, an elderly Vietnamese woman, offers Pavlo one of her many girls. Jones tells Pavlo that sex with a Vietnamese woman can be good, even if all she does is lie there. He says that it reminds a man he's alive. Jones calls Yen over, and when she...

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