Top Girls - Act 3, Part 1 Summary & Analysis

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Act 3, Part 1 Summary

This act takes place a year earlier than the action of the previous act, during Angie's fondly recalled visit from her Auntie Marlene. The action begins as Marlene takes presents out of her bag, apologizing for not having remembered birthdays or Christmas more often. Angie has to be reminded by Joyce to say thank you. One of the presents is the dress Angie wore in Act 2, Scene 2. Marlene worries that it's not the right size, and after some disparaging comments from Joyce about Angie's looks, Angie offers to go try it on. Before she goes, she finds a bottle-shaped present for Joyce. Joyce says that Angie can open it, and it turns out to be a bottle of perfume, which Angie insists all three of them wear. "Let's all smell." They all put on some perfume, and Angie goes to try...

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