Plenty - Act 2, Scene 12 Summary & Analysis

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In France in 1944 in the final days of the war Susan encounters a Frenchman. At first they speak in French, but then switch to English as they talk about how beautiful the day is and how Susan is going into town to join the party celebrating the liberation. The Frenchman says he's staying on his farm to continue his work - no matter what. He comments that his wife will be making soup, that in the same way as the work in the fields is still there, her soup will still be awful.

Susan looks down at the village, and tells the Frenchman to look at the children, lighting celebratory bonfires in the square. The Frenchman says again that he has to work, but Susan gets him to admit that he's actually very happy. He then comments on how he thought the English always hid their feelings. Susan agrees, the...

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