The Shrike - Study Guide Act 2, Scene 3 Summary & Analysis

Joseph Kramm
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It is nearly bedtime in the ward and some of the men ask Jim questions about celebrities he may know since he is in show business. The night nurse, Miss Wingate, enters the room and tells the men that it is time for bed and the men comply. Soon, old tensions between two of the men erupt into a fight and Miss Wingate returns to the room and sends one of the men to "seven." Two male attendants carry the man, kicking and screaming, out of the ward.

The other men are quiet for a while but Jim is in shock, never having witnessed anything like this before. Miss Wingate gives Jim a telegram that she had forgotten about. The telegram is from Charlotte, asking Jim to tell the doctors that he wants to see her because that is the only way she...

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