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Private Lives - Study Guide Act 2 Summary & Analysis

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This scene takes place a few days later in Amanda's flat in Paris. It is ten o'clock at night and Amanda and Elyot are seated opposite one another at a table. Dinner is over and they are comfortable in pajamas, drinking coffee and liquors. Their housemaid, Louise has a cold and they are talking and laughing about how she sounds like a herd of bison. An absurd but funny conversation about Hungarians and crossing the Sahara on a camel is their next topic. The past few days have evidently been peaceful and they have sent a note to Victor and Sibyl. Amanda admits she would never have been happy with Victor, and they discuss their future and whether they want to be remarried. Both seem to be scared of marriage so they do not conclude. Instead, they kiss and talk about their past. An argument begins in...

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