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  1. Dec 10,  · Questions and Answers from The Merchant of Venice Act 3 Scene 5 by William Shakespeare Structured Questions from Act 3 Scene 5 of the Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare Launcelot: Yes, truly; for, look you, the sins of the father are to be laid.
  2. The Way of the World: Act 3, Scene 12 Summary & Analysis Next. Act 3, Scene Themes and Colors Key LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in The Way of the World, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work. Jealousy, Deceit, and Intrigue. Wits and Fools. Men vs. Women. Female (In)dependence.
  3. Act 3, Scene 2, Page 6 Act 3, Scene 3, Page 2. Previous section Act 3, Scene 2 Next page Act 3, Scene 3, Page 2. Test your knowledge Take the Act 3, scenes Quick Quiz. Read the Summary Read the Summary of Act 3, scenes 2–4. Take a study break Every Shakespeare Play Summed Up in a Quote from The Office. Popular pages: Romeo and Juliet.
  4. Act 3, Scene 12 Summary Toinette returns, this time dressed as herself. She thought that she heard Argan calling for her. Argan tries to persuade Toinette to stay until the doctor comes back so that they may see the resemblance of the two side by side; however Toinette explains that she has far too much to do to waste time.
  5. Act 3, Scene 12 Harpagon apologizes to Mariane for forgetting to ask the servants to bring her refreshments before she goes off to the fair with Élise. Of course he hasn't forgotten—he just doesn't want to offer anything that costs money.
  6. Recall that in Act III, Scene II, Hamlet likened himself to an instrument with strings and notes that Rosencrantz and Guildenstern were incapable of playing. Shakespeare repeats the image to show that Claudius can be played like an instrument, unlike Hamlet, and that he already has been, in responding so dramatically to the play within the play.
  7. Act 3, Scene 12 Analysis Cyrano does not seem distracted by the wedding taking place inside Roxane's house, and busies himself with the task at hand. He has either resolved himself to the impossibility of winning her for his own or loves her so much that he wishes only to see her happy. This section contains 86 words.
  8. Scene Egypt. Octavius Caesar’s camp. (Caesar; Agrippa; Thidias; Dolabella; Schoolmaster) Antony’s schoolmaster bears a humble offer of peace to Caesar, but Caesar wants him driven out of Egypt.
  9. Act 3, Scene 12 Analysis Caesar is encamped in Egypt, and surrounded by loyal generals, in contrast to Antony, who is bound to Cleopatra, having sent away his men. Caesar plans to isolate him further by tempting Cleopatra's vanity.

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