Long Day's Journey into Night | Study Guide

Eugene O'Neill

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Act 1, Section 1 It is 8:30 a.m. on an August day in 1912. The location is the main room, or "living room," of the Tyrones' summer home. ... Read More
Act 1, Section 2 As soon as Mary leaves, Tyrone criticizes Jamie for causing her to worry. Jamie forces his father to admit the truth: Ed... Read More
Act 2, Scene 1 It is around 12:45 p.m. Edmund is half-heartedly reading a book. Cathleen, one of the servants, brings in a tray with bo... Read More
Act 2, Scene 2 It is just after lunch, and the bourbon is no longer onstage. Tyrone and Mary enter, followed by their sons. Unlike at b... Read More
Act 3, Section 1 It is 6:30 p.m. Mary and Cathleen, the servant girl, are together. Cathleen is drinking whiskey. Mary is pale, her eyes ... Read More
Act 3, Section 2 Edmund and Tyrone return. They have both been drinking, but conceal it well. They watch Mary from the doorway and know i... Read More
Act 4, Section 1 It is midnight and mostly dark onstage. Tyrone is playing solitaire. The whiskey bottle he brought out in the last act i... Read More
Act 4, Section 2 Neither Tyrone nor Edmund want to go upstairs while Mary is awake, so Tyrone suggests a game of casino to pass the time.... Read More
Act 4, Section 3 Edmund talks poetically about his experiences while traveling. He describes being "set free" by the beauty of the world ... Read More
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