The Secret Rapture - Study Guide Act 1, Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

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This scene is set in the back garden. Katherine appears, dressed in black after the funeral. She complains about the insensitivity of the minister who performed the service. Marion and Tom, both in black, appear. Tom asks if Katherine would like a drink, Katherine agrees, Marion firmly suggests non-alcoholic drinks and Tom disappears to get them just as Isobel (who is not wearing black) appears.

Isobel apologizes for what happened with the minister, saying that their dad had never seen a minister in his life, so she tried to give this minister a bit of a briefing. Marion says she thought the minister was "very sincere." Isobel mentions that one thing she specifically wanted the minister to mention was Dad's opposition to nuclear armaments, and that she was disappointed he did not. Marion says she asked him not to. Katherine mentions it was...

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