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A Taste of Honey Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 2, Scene 2 Summary

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Act 2, Scene 2 Summary

As this scene begins, in Jo's ninth month of pregnancy, she is reading an outdated pregnancy and baby care book. Geof found it for her at a used bookshop. Now, he is mopping the apartment, while she reads.

Jo is feeling much better than in the last scene. She is wearing a clumsy maternity dress that she made for herself. Geof found a job for her, re-touching photographs, and though she teases Geof about trying to prove that she is artistic, she seems to appreciate it. She also appreciates his cooking and care of the apartment.

Then, a cloud comes over her mood. Geof is sweeping and finds Jo's flower bulbs underneath the sofa. The fact that they never bloomed troubles her, and she asks Geof to stop what he is doing for a moment to hold her hand. He does, and after a moment...

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