Waiting for Lefty - Study Guide Scene 7 Summary & Analysis

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A man named Agate is on the stage. He's addressing the audience of union members as ladies and gentlemen even though they are all wearing pants. Finally a voice yells out to him to sit down because he obviously can't see well. Once again, we run into our friend and union leader Harry Fatts and he's still at it.

But Agate, who appears to be near-sighted, actually has a glass eye that he wears proudly because he got it fighting the good fight trying to earn the right to a decent living for himself and others like him. He is standing up in front of a group of his peers and union members like himself and telling them about those union officers and how they never get in the trenches like the poor members. They don't get bruises on their feet because they are in cushioned chairs...

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