True West - Act 1, Scene 3 Summary & Analysis

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Act 1, Scene 3 Summary

Producer Saul Kimmer and Austin are wrapping up a successful meeting when Lee walks in carrying a stolen television. Austin makes the introductions. Lee apologizes for interrupting, but then inserts himself into the conversation. Lee is now hustling Saul, mispronouncing his name, badgering him about playing a round of golf, and finally extracting a promise from him to read an idea he has for a script. Lee assures Saul that Austin will put it down on paper for him. Austin is finally able to help Saul escape. Austin then asks his brother for the keys to his car, but Lee just smiles.

Act 1, Scene 3 Analysis

When Lee walks into Austin's meeting with Saul, it is not by design. It is after six, the time Austin asked him to be back with the car. However, Lee is a thief, an opportunist by trade. Lee seizes the...

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