The Shrike - Study Guide Act 3, Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

Joseph Kramm
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Two days pass and Ann brings Jim's brother, Harry, for his first visit since Jim has been in the hospital. Jim is embarrassed that Harry sees him in this vulnerable state. Harry tells him that he has come as soon as he could, given the demands of his business and family.

Ann tells Jim that some of his students have been asking about him and that she has told the school that Jim will not be able to return to his teaching position. Ann also tells Jim that she has had his apartment phone disconnected and his calls are being forwarded to her phone number.

Harry asks for a few moments alone with Jim and Ann reluctantly agrees to leave them. Harry tells Jim that Ann is his only means of being released from the hospital and that Jim must start acting as if he...

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