Chushingura, the Treasury of Loyal Retainers: A Puppet Play - Act Six Summary & Analysis

Takeda Izumo
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Act Six Summary

Within Kampei's cottage, Okaru worries about her overdo husband. Her mother notes that her own husband is overdue as well. Okaru and her mother discuss Okaru's decision to prostitute herself on Kampei's behalf. Just then, Ichinomiya arrives to take custody of Okaru. He claims to have already paid the first half of the price to Okaru's father when he visited the night before. Now he wishes to pay the second half. Okaru insists that she can't leave until her father returns with the rest of the money.

Kampei returns home to find Ichinomiya trying to leave with his wife. Okaru's mother explains the situation. Kampei is amenable to the idea of selling his wife, but is also anxious to tell everyone of his recent windfall. To Kampei's horror, however, his newfound wallet matches the pattern of Ichinomiya's kimono. Kampei is suddenly...

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