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Zoot Suit - Act 2, Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Part 2 Summary

Scene 7. Back in prison, we hear letters sent to Henry from Alice in which she tells him how the appeal is proceeding and how his family is doing; when she doesn't receive any replies, she writes to ask Henry if she's done something wrong. Eventually Henry is released from solitary, he and Alice meet, and he has a chance to explain why he hasn't written her. He confronts her again about the possibilities for success in the appeal, becoming angrier and angrier. Finally she shouts that she identifies with his situation because she's Jewish and has experienced the same sort of discrimination; if he loses, she tells him, she loses too. For a moment she and Henry are calm and feel safe enough to admit to their attraction to each other, but then tensions explode again when Henry accuses Alice of believing that he wants...

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