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The Young Man from Atlanta Chapter Summary & Analysis - Scene 2 Summary

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Scene 2 Summary

In the living room of his new home, Will sits alone. His wife Lily Dale, Pete and their black maid Clara come in. Clara pours coffee as Lily Dale talks about how Eleanor Roosevelt got the maids in Houston to participate in the Disappointment Club, a group of maids that arranged to prepare and serve meals but never showed up. Will says he doubts that Mrs. Roosevelt would do that, but Lily Dale refuses to believe him. She then talks to Pete about how Will, whom she refers to as Daddy, always takes good care of her. She asks Will when her new car will arrive and talks about how much she misses Bill. She says that she hasn't played the piano or composed since he died. Will abruptly gets up and says he's going to bed, but before he goes, he asks Lily Dale whether that...

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