The Skin of Our Teeth - Study Guide Act 2, Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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As Mr. Antrobus sleeps, and Sabina and the Fortune Teller reappear, the latter urging Sabina to go ahead and seduce Mr. Antrobus. Sabina gets up her courage and starts talking to Mr. Antrobus about how she's a good girl who isn't the sort to usually enter beauty contests. Their conversation reveals that Sabina is using the last name Fairweather, and that she's intent upon urging Mr. Anrtobus to come with her to the beach and relax. She then turns to the audience, breaks out of her character, and says she isn't going to play the scene that follows but will summarize what happens. She explains that in the scene Mr. Antrobus decides to leave his wife. "Mr. Antrobus" and a Stage Hand, Fitzpatrick, insist that she play the scene properly. "Sabina" argues with them; Fitzpatrick threatens to report her to the...

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