As You Like It - Act 2, Scene 4 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 4 Summary

Rosalind, Celia and Touchstone arrive in the Forest of Arden. Rosalind and Celia are exhausted from the trip. They are invigorated by the atmosphere in the country. Touchstone is the only member of the group to miss the court. He feels out of place and like a bigger fool here than he did at court.

Corin and Silvius appear and Silvius is expressing his love for Phebe. She has not returned his feelings. Corin remarks that he once fell in love, but he is old and doesn't remember. Silvius tells Corin if he can't remember, he has never really been in love. The feeling and foolish behavior associated with love are unforgettable.

Rosalind approaches and asks Corin for food. He tells her he has no food, but informs them his master is selling the cottage and pasture. Celia asks him to negotiate the sale for...

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