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Ubu Roi Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 1, Scenes 2, 3, and 4 Summary

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Act 1, Scenes 2, 3, and 4 Summary

Scene 2 - As Ma and Pa Ubu prepare for a dinner party that they are hosting, Pa jokes about how ugly Ma is and starts eating the food Ma says is being saved for the guests. Ma says she can see the guests coming, and then becomes angry when she sees Pa eating. Pa threatens her ...

Scene 3 - ... and at that moment the guests, led by Captain Manure, come in. Pa suddenly becomes much more friendly to Ma, they welcome their guests, sit down, and as Ma shows Captain Manure the extensive and extravagant menu, Pa complains about how much it's all going to cost. Ma tells him to shut up, they all pass the food around, Pa goes out to get more food, Captain Manure and the other guests cheer Ma, and then Pa comes back with another dish, described in stage...

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