The Ruling Class - Act 1, Scene 16 Summary & Analysis

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Act 1, Scene 16 Summary

Nine months later, Grace is hugely pregnant. She joins Herder, Claire and Dinsdale, who watch as Jack follows her in, walking and behaving in the same way she does. Herder explains that sympathetic pains felt by the husband of a pregnant wife aren't uncommon. Tucker comes in and announces a man named McKyle. Herder tells Tucker to show him in, and Tucker goes out. Herder hurriedly tells Claire and Sir Charles to stay and to not interfere with what they see unless he asks them to. He explains that he's going to conduct an experiment. He then says to Jack that he's going to show him the light of truth.

McKyle comes in and introduces himself as the High Voltage Messiah, saying that everything he eats and drinks is converted into electricity and pointing to the outlet on his forehead. Herder asks him specifically if...

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