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A Chaste Maid in Cheapside Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 3, Scene 1 Summary

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Act 3, Scene 1 Summary

Touchwood Junior and Moll meet at a church to be secretly married. Touchwood Senior will act as witness. Before the Parson can marry the couple, however, Yellowhammer and Sir Walter arrive. Yellowhammer is furious with Touchwood Junior for duping him into making a wedding ring for his own daughter's marriage; he vows to lock Moll in her room and watch her closely until she can be wed to Sir Walter. Moll tells Touchwood Junior that, even though she will never see him again, she will always love him. Yellowhammer leaves with Moll. Sir Walter tells Touchwood Junior that he has wronged him. He never wants to see him again and he will never call Touchwood Junior "friend."

Act 3, Scene 1 Analysis

Middleton portrays Touchwood Junior and Moll as two star-crossed lovers parted by circumstances beyond their control. Readers can draw parallels between Middleton's version and an...

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