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Sweat: Play - Act 1, Scenes 5 - 7 Summary & Analysis

Lynn Nottage
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Scene Five takes place a little over a month later, in April of 2000, three days after a record setting 617-point Dow Jones drop in the stock market. Tracey stands outside of the bar. She is smoking when Oscar comes outside and asks to bum a cigarette. She quickly dismisses him. However, he stays by the doorway.

Oscar tells Tracey that there are people waiting for her inside. The two bicker back and forth for a bit, as Tracey questions why Oscar is still around. Neither back down, and eventually she gives him a cigarette. After a moment, Oscar asks Tracey about her job at the plant. He recently saw a job posting for Olstead’s Steel Tubing at The Latino Community Center. Tracey is taken aback, she did not realize that the plant was hiring. She immediately becomes defensive.

Oscar changes the...

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