Friday 24 July 2020

The dear departed - 2 summary

In this Post, you will be reading about The Dear Departed -II Summary. The Dear Departed - II is a drama by Stanley Haughton. It's a one-act satirical play. You can also read the English Lessons Summaries here.

The door opens and Grandpa, Able Merry time enters. They can't believe their eyes. He comes forward to shake hands with his son-in-law, Ben Jordon. He retreats with Mr. Jordon to a safe distance. Mrs. Slater pushes it with her hand to see if it's solid. Only Victoria is happy not to be dead. Mr. Abel Merry Weather asks Ms. Slater about her new slippers.

The dear departed - 2 summary
The dear departed - 2 summary

Mrs. Slater rips off her husband's slippers and gives them to her father. Abel Merry Weather asks them why they are in mourning. Mrs. Slater makes up an excuse and says Ben's brother is dead and they are going to his funeral. Abel Merry Weather says, perhaps, that they were waiting for him. Then he told them to sit down and have some tea. He says there is nothing serious. Due to the excessive consumption of alcohol, he had become unconscious. Then he asks Mrs. Slater and Henry what they've done with his desk. Mrs. Jordan (Elizabeth) explains everything that happened to him. Elizabeth blames her sister for stealing.

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The two sisters begin to quarrel. Their integrity is exposed Grandfather comes to know the reality. He told them he would change his will. He would give his money and his things to whoever he lives with. The two sisters try to persuade him to live with them but he says it is a bit late. He says he will do three things next Monday. He will go to the lawyer and change the will, pay the premium and marry Mrs. John Shorrocks, who runs the Ring-o-Bells at St. Philips Church. He invites them all to attend the celebration of the marriage.

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Finally, Abel Merry Weather says thanks to Mrs. Slater for moving the desk because it will be easy to transport to Ring-O-Bells and the dear is gone from there. The only “human” character in the play is the young granddaughter who is not yet touched by the basic intentions and falsehoods of the adult world.

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Irony of the title The grandfather is dear to no one. They only wanted his property. They also curse him for not paying his insurance premium and neither is he dead for leaving. This is the irony of the play. In this play money is dear to, the two sisters but the truth revealed in front of Abel, the money never left them.

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