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Three Plays Chapter Summary & Analysis - Mourning Becomes Electra - The Hunted, Acts 3, 4 and 5 Summary

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Mourning Becomes Electra - The Hunted, Acts 3, 4 and 5 Summary

Act 3 - In Ezra's study, Orin speaks mockingly to his father's portrait. Lavinia chides him, but Orin says men who've fought in a war react to death in ways other people don't. Lavinia attempts to tell him her stories about Brant and Christine, producing the pillbox as proof and crying out to Ezra's spirit to make Orin believe her. Orin says if he finds out that what Lavinia is saying is true, he'll kill both Brant and Christine. Christine comes in and sees the pillbox, reacting with such shock that Orin has no choice but to believe Lavinia. As the traumatized Orin goes, Lavinia accuses Brant of getting the poison for Christine and then goes after Orin. Christine cries out to Ezra to protect Brant, and then follows Lavinia.

Act 4 - At the...

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