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

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Act 3, Part 3 Summary

George says quietly that the party's over. Nick asks whether they couldn't have children, and George and Martha agree, they couldn't. George says it's time for Nick and Honey to go home, and when Nick starts to say something else he firmly ushers them out.

Martha sits quietly as George tidies up. They talk about it being time to go to bed, and then Martha asks whether George had to do what he did. Very gently he says it was time, and then suggests that maybe things will be better. Martha is very doubtful, and George comforts her. After a long silence, George sings the Virginia Woolf refrain one last time. "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Martha says she is. George nods. The play ends.

Act 3, Part 3 Analysis

In these very quiet final few moments it becomes possible to see that George did...

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