The Rez Sisters - Act 2, Scene 7 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 7 Summary

Nanabush appears in a rhinestone studded top hat and tails, shouting the patter of the Bingo Caller at the biggest bingo in the world. He talks excitedly about the size of the prize, and then starts a warm-up game in which the audience participates using the bingo cards in their programs. The women play also. Once bingo is called, the winning audience member is given a twenty dollar prize, and then Nanabush announces the big game for the five hundred thousand dollar prize.

As Nanabush calls numbers the women play their cards, with Philomena playing more than the rest of them put together. At the same time Zhaboonigan rhythmically bangs a crucifix on her table. More and more numbers are called, the women become more and more frustrated, until finally they lose control, fling their cards into the air, rush the...

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