Water by the Spoonful - Scene 4 Summary & Analysis

Quiara Alegría Hudes
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Summary

Part 1 – In the same manner as the online chat took place in Scene 2 (that is, with the characters speaking the words of their online postings), Fountainhead (a wealthy, successful white man) makes his first posting in Odessa’s chat room. He speaks at length of his successes as a younger man, how he first used crack, how his use became a habit, how he’s managed to be clean for a day, how he desperately needs for his habit to not become worse, and how he came to the chatroom for help from the “experts” to do exactly that.

Part 2 – Orangutan, Chutes and Ladders, and Haikumom all respond to Fountainhead’s story. Chutes and Ladders is angry and cynical, resentful of Fountainhead’s success and what he (Fountainhead) sees as the relative lightness of his problem. Orangutan is doubtful that Fountainhead is actually real...

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