Water by the Spoonful - Scene 12 Summary & Analysis

Quiara Alegría Hudes
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Summary

In one part of the action, Orangutan sleeps on a bench at the train station in Japan.

In another part of the action, Elliot and Yazmin arrive at Odessa’s apartment. They discover her passed out on the floor, see the spoon from the previous scene, and jump to the conclusion that she’s been using it to cook crack cocaine.

Odessa steps away from the other two characters as they lift “her” body to the sofa – the idea is that Elliot and Yazmin are interacting with her body, while the actor playing Odessa represents her soul. As Yazmin make panicked phone calls to 911 and to Yazmin’s mother (Odessa’s sister), and as Elliot rushes out to release his temper by breaking something in the kitchen, Odessa has a memory: of an abandoned suitcase at an airport, circling endlessly on a luggage carousel...

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