The Secret Rapture - Act 1, Scene 3 Summary & Analysis

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Act 1, Scene 3 Summary

This scene takes place in Isobel's office. Irwin, a graphic artist and Isobel's business partner, works at his drafting table as he talks with Isobel about his filing system, which contains just about everything he ever drew, read or wrote in files with names like "Smashed Dreams" or "the sad file". Isobel comments positively on the graphic on which he is currently working (a gun and the wound it has caused). They discuss the pictures that Irwin used as a reference (of the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan as opposed to the actual assassination of John Kennedy).

This leads to a discussion about how and why Isobel finds some politicians sexy, which leads to a discussion of one of the things that Irwin does that Isobel finds sexy about him, which leads Irwin to ask whether they will ever have a...

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