Ruined - Act 2, Scenes 5 and 6 Summary & Analysis

Lynn Nottage
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Scene 5, pages 87 through 88 – Osumbenga and his assistant stumble out of Mama’s bar, commenting on how good a time they had with “something new”. Fortune comes up to them, tells them he is a member of Osumbenga’s brigade; that he saw Kisembe coming out of Mama’s bar, and that he knows the direction in which Kisembe drove away; and that he (Fortune) just wants his wife back. Osumbenga rushes off, calling for the brigade to be prepared and to follow him.

Scene 6, pages 88 through 92 – Amidst the sounds of approaching gunfire, Mr. Harari has one last drink with Mama before he moves on, speaking at length about how unpredictable the situation is with the rebels and the government and urging Mama to leave. She tells him that her bar is the only thing of hers that she really can call her...

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