The Balcony - Study Guide Scene 9 Part 3 Summary & Analysis

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Carmen appears and whispers a secret message to the Queen that makes them both run out of the room. After a moment, the Queen comes in with the news that someone has at last come into the brothel wanting to fulfill a fantasy about being the Chief. The Chief can't believe it, and the officials react with dismay. The Queen assures them all that it's true. She finds them a place from which to watch, and the room where the fantasy will be played out appears. It is a representation of the Chief's tomb.

Roger, the intellectual rebel who loved Chantal, appears in a costume that resembles both the Chief and the exaggerated clothes of the officials. Carmen comes in with him and says he's the first person to visit this room. She adds that the themes of all the rooms can be summed up...

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