Picnic - Study Guide Act 3, Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

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It is early the next morning. The Owens house is full of activity and drama. Rosemary is running around packing away her summer clothing, even thought it is the first day of school and she is supposed to be preparing to go to work. Two fellow teachers come by to get her just as Alan shows up. He is distraught over Madge not showing up at the picnic the previous night. Millie tells Alan she has always liked him. He is touched by her brave declaration, but he does not return her affection. Once again, Millie is lonely.

Howard also arrives on the scene, demanding to see Rosemary. He goes inside, saying he needs to speak to her. Madge comes outside and sees Alan. She apologizes for the previous night and he tells her it was not her fault. Alan says Hal is to blame...

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