As You Like It - Act 2, Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 2 Summary

Duke Frederick is speaking with a group of his men at court. He is questioning them about Rosalind and Celia leaving. He has just realized his daughter left with her cousin. The men report that the attendants saw them in bed the night before, but they were missing in the morning. Touchstone has been found missing as well. One of the attendants named Hisperia, overheard them talking about Orlando and thinks he is with them. Duke Frederick decides to summon Oliver and order him to find the group and bring them to court.

Act 2, Scene 2 Analysis

Duke Frederick finds out Celia has left home and is angered. When he hears that Orlando may be with the group, he summons his brother. He plans to use Oliver against his brother, but doesn't know he will be a willing participant. The scene here is in contrast to...

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