Ubu Roi - Act 2, Scenes 6 and 7 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scenes 6 and 7 Summary

Scene 6 - Ma Ubu and Manure struggle to convince Ubu to have a feast and distribute money among the people as part of the celebration of his success. At first Pa refuses, but when Manure tells him that if he doesn't give the people gifts, they'll refuse to pay their taxes, he changes his mind and issues orders for both a huge feast and gifts of money for every person in the kingdom.

Scene 7 - After Pa Ubu is crowned, he throws handfuls of money into the celebrating crowd, saying it's not his idea but his wife's. Ma Ubu comments on how disgusting the people are, fighting over the gold. Manure suggests that the people race to win a chest full of gold, Pa agrees, the race is run, the winner expresses his gratitude for the gold, and Pa announces that the other...

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