Four Major Plays - Ghosts, Act 3 Summary & Analysis

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Ghosts, Act 3 Summary

Mrs. Alving and Regine watch the dying fire, with Mrs. Alving commenting that Oswald is still there. As she goes to fetch him, Manders comes in, followed by Engstrand. After Regine goes, Manders comments on what a tragedy it is that the orphanage burned down. Engstrand says the fire was the result of Manders' carelessness with a candle. At first Manders denies the act, but Engstrand insists that he saw what he saw, hinting that Manders is in for trouble if word ever gets out. Mrs. Alving comes back in, saying she can't get Oswald to come back. As Manders wonders aloud what's to be done with what little is left of Alving's financial legacy (which isn't enough to rebuild the orphanage), Engstrand hints that if Manders supports him (financially and morally), he (Engstrand) will never again mention what he saw...

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