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Torch Song Trilogy - Fugue in a Nursery: Prologue Summary & Analysis

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Fugue in a Nursery: Prologue Summary

It is now a year after Ed and Arnold's last meeting. Laurel places a telephone call to Arnold with an invitation for Arnold to visit Ed and her at Ed's farmhouse in upstate New York for the upcoming weekend. Arnold is not at all sure that this type of visit would be a positive experience, but eventually relents and agrees to come and bring his new lover, Alan, with him.

Fugue in a Nursery: Prologue Analysis

This very short scene establishes the passing of one year's time and that Ed has made the decision to remain with Laurel while Arnold has a new love interest, Alan. Laurel's attempt to reunite the former lovers, Ed and Arnold, and their respective new lovers sets the stage for potential conflict and it is not sure if Laurel is well intentioned or a...

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