Act IV, scene v

Synopsis of Act IV scene v

The Duke gives Friar Peter some final instructions about the arrangements for the Duke's return.

Commentary on Act IV scene v

The Provost knows our purpose and our plot – It is not at all clear when the Provost has been informed. The arrangements for the Duke's return, as outlined during the various scenes of Act IV, seem sketchy and sometimes contradictory. (See also Structure > Time-scale.)

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