Water by the Spoonful - Scene 5 Summary & Analysis

Quiara Alegría Hudes
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Part 1 – Elliot, limping heavily after a visit to the gym to “blow off steam”, meets Yazmin at a flower shop to pick out some flowers to send to Ginny’s funeral. They discuss how impossible it’s been to get hold of Odessa (who, Elliot says, is shutting herself off from the world as usual), and which wreath to get, with Elliot guessing that Yazmin has found the perfect one and isn’t telling him. She reveals that he’s right, and shows him what she found: a wreath called Orchid Paradise, which they both recognize as looking a lot like Ginny’s garden. His recognition leads Elliot to confess that while Ginny was dying at home, he stopped watering her garden, and also refused to take her down to look at it in spite of her requests. Yazmin responds by reminding Elliot how...

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