Study Guide

The Threepenny Opera Scene 8

By Bertolt Brecht

Scene 8

Property in dispute.

  • Polly visits Lucy in her room and asks Lucy to forgive her for Polly's behavior in the jail.
  • They both say they don't know where Mac is and bond over their mutual heartbreak.
  • Lucy confesses that she faked the pregnancy.
  • They hear voices in the hallway and look out the window to see Mac being arrested yet again.