The Comedy of Errors - Act 3, Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 3, Scene 2 Summary

The scene remains the same, as Luciana and Antipholus of Syracuse enter. The two are in mid-conversation. Luciana wonders if Antipholus has forgotten his duties as a husband, saying that even if he married Adriana for her money, he still owes her better treatment. If he must love another woman, he should at least hide these intentions from his wife. He should try to look and speak kindly, even if it is to hide his deceitfulness. He should go inside and comfort Adriana.

Antipholus of Syracuse is smitten with Luciana, even though he doesn't know her name. He praises her wisdom and grace and suggests that she should teach him how to think and speak. He tells her that Adriana is not his wife, but he confesses that he is in love with Luciana.

Luciana is shocked and wonders aloud if Antipholus has gone mad...

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