Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? - Study Guide Act 1, Part 3 Summary & Analysis

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Martha appears in an outfit that's both more comfortable and sexier. Nick is impressed, Honey is uncomfortable, and George is sarcastic, calling it her Sunday dress. Martha tells him to get her a drink, then reveals that Honey told her that Nick got his Masters when he was nineteen and played football. When Nick says that he was better at boxing, Martha asks him whether he's still kept his body. George protests quietly, but Nick says that he's kept in pretty good shape. Martha starts to tell a story of a boxing match she and George had, which makes George leave in disgust.

Martha continues, telling how her father put on a pair of boxing gloves and called George into the ring for a friendly little bout. George refused, and she put on a pair of gloves and called his name. When he turned, she...

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