Ubu Roi - Act 4, Scenes 5, 6, and 7 Summary & Analysis

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Act 4, Scenes 5, 6, and 7 Summary

Scene 5 - As he and his soldiers take refuge from the storm in a cave, Pa complains about the awful weather, brags about how well he fought, and insists that he wasn't afraid, he just ran away. He mourns in exaggeratedly poetic language for one of his soldiers who was killed by the Russians, stopping when he hears a strange noise. He says that if whoever made the noise is Russian, he'll fuck them up even better this time.

Scene 6 - A bear comes into the cave. At first Pa foolishly calls it a dog, but then realizes what it really is and flees in terror as it attacks one of his men. Pa mumbles prayers in Latin as his men struggle with the bear and eventually kill it. Pa asks whether it is safe to come out, his men say with contempt...

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