Reunion - Study Guide Scene 8 Summary & Analysis

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Scene 8 Summary

Carol relates how she isn't quite sure how, but she believes the fact that she comes from a broken home, which she describes as "the most important institution in America," has affected her marriage. Bernie says that life goes on, and Carol says that's the kind of philosophy Gerry has. Bernie admits that he missed her like crazy when he left, and that he was angry at Carol's mother for a long time in the same way that he was angry at the government and the VA for not helping him more when he was in trouble. He then says he's not asking Carol to understand, saying they've both been through enough. Carol mentions that Gerry fought in the Korean War, and when Bernie asks whether he talks about it, Carol says he says nothing.

Scene 8 Analysis

Bernie suggests in this scene that there's no...

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