The Pillowman - Act 2, Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

Martin McDonagh
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Summary

Katurian again narrates one of his short stories, this time “The Little Jesus.” In the story, there is a six-year-old girl with nice parents who are not religious. Despite her secular upbringing, the little girl is convinced that she is the reincarnation of Jesus. She went everywhere wearing a beard and sandals, consoling the homeless and the alcoholics and the addicts.

One day, the church called her parents and told them to come pick her up because, although she seemed sweet at first, her act was getting “irritating” (68). The parents drove quickly to pick her up because they were worried about her, but they got into a car accident. The little girl was sent to a foster family that lived in the woods.

Her foster parents were cruel and abusive. They hated religion and Jesus and pretty much everyone else in the world...

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