Strange Interlude - Part 2, Act 7 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Act 7 Summary

This act is set in an elegant New York City apartment 11 years later. Darrell watches Nina as she watches their 11-year-old son, Gordon. Gordon's thoughts reveal how much he dislikes Darrell, and that Darrell has just returned after having been gone for more than a year. Nina's thoughts reveal how much she loves her son, how much she hates growing older, how tired she is of fighting for happiness, and how rare her "interludes" of passion with Darrell have become. They also refer to how bitter he seems, how he's given up his career in America because she convinced him to move to the West Indies and do research there, and how angry she is that he stays away for so long so often. Darrell's thoughts reveal his uncertainty over whether his "experiment" proved anything and his belief that Evans is...

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