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Lady Britomart tells Stephen the family is financially dependent on the Undershaft business.Act 1
Stephen learns his parents separated over his father's refusal to leave the business to him.Act 1
Undershaft arrives and greets his family without knowing who is who.Act 1
Barbara and Undershaft extend reciprocal invitations to visit each other at their places of work.Act 1
Bill arrives behaving violently and looking for Mog.Act 2
Barbara tries to save Bill's soul and is almost successful.Act 2
Undershaft visits the shelter and offers to donate money to keep it running.Act 2
Mrs. Baines accepts Undershaft's money over Barbara's objections.Act 2
Angry and disillusioned, Barbara takes off her Salvation Army pin and resigns.Act 2
The family finds out Cusins and Undershaft went out and got drunk together the previous night.Act 3
The family visits and admires Undershaft's factory and the utopian town built for its employees.Act 3
Cusins reveals he is technically a foundling and eligible to be heir to the business.Act 3
After negotiating, Undershaft offers the business to Cusins, who promises to act ethically.Act 3
Barbara decides she can use her position in an evil business to bring about good.Act 3
|Preface||In the 1906 preface to Major Barbara, Shaw claims he will "help ... critics ... by telling them what to say about it." I... Read More|
|Act 1||Act 1 opens on a January evening in the library of a home in Wilton Crescent. Lady Britomart, a middle-aged, wealthy, up... Read More|
|Act 2||In the yard of Salvation Army West Ham shelter, an older woman, Rummy Mitchens, and an out-of-work painter, Snobby Price... Read More|
|Act 3||Back in the library at Wilton Crescent the next day, Charles Lomax is surprised to find Barbara wearing a dress rather t... Read More|