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Dantons Tod. - Study Guide Act Four Summary & Analysis

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Act Four Summary

Scene One

The scene is set in a room. Julie and a boy are present.

Julie gives a young boy a lock of her hair to bring to Danton. She tells the boy that the tribunal trembled before him and now will kill him. The lock of hair will keep him from going alone. Come back right away, she tells the boy. I want to see his expression in your eyes.

Scene Two

Dumas and a citizen talk. The citizen asks how the tribunal can condemn so many to death. The men of the Revolution are a different breed, Dumas responds. Dumas had denounced his own wife. The revolutionary tribunal will announce their divorce and the guillotine will grant it. The citizen becomes enraged and calls Dumas a monster.

Scene Three

The scene is set in the Conciergerie. Lacroix, Herault, Danton and Camille are present...

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