Sunrise at Campobello - Act 3, Scene 3 Summary & Analysis

Dore Schary
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Act 3, Scene 3 Summary

The platform in Madison Square Garden is crowded with FDR and his family. Deafening noise slowly calms as the Speaker begs for attention. Following the roll call from Connecticut, the Speaker then introduces FDR and the crowd swells with applause. Franklin begins the long slow walk of only ten steps from his seat to the podium. Relinquishing his crutches, FDR grasps the lectern with one hand and waves with the other to a riotous crowd. Beaming broadly, he basks in the tribute to his character and his future.

Act 3, Scene 3 Analysis

With ten steps, FDR begins his comeback to political life and ultimately his destiny. The significance of the play's title comes to fruition in the last scene. FDR had witnessed many spectacular sunrises during his summers at Campobello but surely the most brilliant sunrise for him and his family is the day when the...

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