The Subject Was Roses - Act 2, Scene 3 Summary & Analysis

Frank D. Gilroy
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Act 2, Scene 3 Summary

It is 2 a.m. Monday morning and the apartment is dark except a sliver of light from underneath Timmy's bedroom door. He enters the living room to find Nettie sitting on the couch in the dark.

She knows there is something he wants to tell her. Yes, he will be leaving. A friend of his needs a roommate and he will be moving in with him in the morning. She does not react and he can tell she is deep in thought and asks her what she is thinking.

She is thinking about an apple core. She had just landed a new job to type at a law firm and was to start on a Monday morning, but on the Sunday before, a boy she thought was cute threw an apple core at her and she had a bruise on her face and called in...

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