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An Enemy of the People Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act III Summary

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Act III Summary

Tom and Catherine are at home where, late in the night, they are picking up stones that have been thrown at their house while their housekeeper is sweeping up broken glass. Catherine tells Tom that the window repairman has refused to fix their windows, afraid of retribution from others. They find a letter among the debris and learn that they are being evicted from their home. Tom tells Catherine they will be fine when they relocate to America. Catherine really doesn't want to move to America—how can they be sure it will be better or any different there?

Tom expresses his disappointment that his former "liberal" friends totally abandoned him. Petra enters the room and tells her parents that she was fired from her job as a school teacher. She was let go because of anonymous letters received about her radical views. Captain...

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