The Shadow Box - Act 2 Summary & Analysis

Michael Cristofer
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It is now evening of the same day and Brian watches Beverly dance while Mark is in the kitchen. At Cottage Number One, Joe brings some coffee to Maggie and leaves her for a few minutes to get a sweater for her.

Brian is enjoying Beverly's performance but Mark is disgusted at her behavior. Beverly tells Mark the reason for all the jewelry she wears. Each piece of jewelry signifies one of Beverly's lovers who are now out of her life. As she names each man, Beverly removes the appropriate piece of jewelry and continues to drink. When Beverly finishes her performance, she opens champagne and accidentally spills some on Mark's jacket and the two of them get into a heated argument over the accident.

Brian has reached his tolerance level for this behavior and angrily takes Mark's soiled jacket and throws it on a chair amazed that his lover...

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