A Chaste Maid in Cheapside - Study Guide Act 4, Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 4, Scene 2 Summary

Touchwood Junior and Moll are again running off to marry; Touchwood Junior has arranged for two separate boats to whisk them away. However, Maudlin catches Moll by jumping into the river and dragging her back by the hair to meet Yellowhammer and Sir Walter. Yellowhammer vows to Sir Walter that he will watch Moll until morning, when they can be wed. Moll is horrified but Sir Walter is pleased because soon he will receive the 2000-pound dowry of gold.

In his grief over losing his love again, Touchwood Junior draws his sword on Sir Walter and the two men fight. Sir Walter is wounded. He stops the fight, telling Touchwood Junior that he has much to think about before going any further. Then Sir Walter flees.

Act 4, Scene 2 Analysis

This scene demonstrates the lengths to which Maudlin and Yellowhammer are willing to go in order...

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