Summary and Analysis
Act III: The Exorcism: Scene iv
In this short scene, Martha pleads for no more games, but George has elaborate plans for the next game and the purpose of the scene is to get Martha primed and in a fighting mood: he wants Martha on her "feet and slugging . . . because . . . we're going to play this one to the death." And ironically, the game will end with the "death" of their son.