Measure for Measure Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Act 1, Scene 1

* The Duke says that because he has to leave town, he feels the need to appoint a new deputy while he is gone.

* The Duke also says that due to the heightened corruption of Vienna, he is appointing Angelo, who he thinks can help clean up the town.

* When asked about Angelo as a choice for deputy, Escalus says that Angelo is very deserving and would serve with honor and grace.

* When told about his new appointment, Angelo asks for more time to prove his worth to the Duke. The Duke refuses as he is in a hurry to leave.

Act 1, Scene 2

* Lucio is at Mistress Overdone's brothel joking with two gentlemen about their lifestyle of stealing and sleeping around.

* Mistress Overdone brings them news that Claudio has been arrested for sleeping with his fiancee, and is sentenced to beheading in three days.

* Pompey brings word...

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