The Verge - Act 3 Summary & Analysis

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Act 3 Summary

Anthony works with new plants when Hattie runs into the greenhouse to tell him that Harry is acting dangerously and has been threatening to shoot Dick. Dick had gone out of the house late last night and has returned to pack his belongings. Anthony is annoyed at the interruption and dismisses Hattie's claims as none of her business.

Suddenly, Dick rushes into the greenhouse seeking shelter, and Anthony does not want him or any violence in this place. Harry has caught up to Dick now and is brandishing a revolver while continuing the threats. Anthony is appalled at the activity and knows that Claire would not approve of any of this behavior, especially today when "The Breath of Life" is supposed to bloom.

Claire is able to get the gun from Harry and notices Tom, who has come to tell Claire that he has decided not to...

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