As You Like It - Study Guide Act 2, Scene 3 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 3 Summary

Orlando arrives in the orchard on Oliver's estate. Adam meets Orlando in the orchard and warns him to leave. He tells Orlando that Oliver is the enemy and plans to kill him. Adam asks Orlando to leave immediately for his own safety.

Orlando has no money and nowhere to go. Adam has some money he has saved for retirement and offers this to Orlando. He also offers to accompany Orlando to the Forest of Arden. The two leave for the forest.

Act 2, Scene 3 Analysis

Oliver's plan to have Orlando killed during the wrestling match has been foiled. That setback has not deterred Oliver, who now plans to do the job himself and murder his brother. Oliver's evil nature is revealed by Adam. Unlike Oliver, Adam loves his master. He decides to warn Orlando to save his life. Adam was loyal to Rowland and remains loyal...

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