The Secret Rapture - Act 2, Scene 4 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 4 Summary

Back in Robert's living room (the same place as at the end of the first act), Marion and Tom, both dressed in black, are putting the room back in order: uncovering and moving furniture, unrolling the carpet. Rhonda comes in and tells Marion there is a call for her from the Ministry. Marion says she does not want to speak to them. She then remembers how Isobel used to play under the piano, saying Isobel "had a kind of magic world," and tells Tom she cannot go to the church.

Katherine comes in, wearing the same black outfit she wore to Robert's funeral and carrying flowers. Marion asks her what else was in the room when she (Katherine) lived there with Robert. Katherine tells her there were ornaments and lamps everywhere, and talks about how Robert loved "things," how picking up...

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