Four Major Plays - The Master Builder, Act 2 Summary & Analysis

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The Master Builder, Act 2 Summary

In Solness and Aline's drawing room as Solness flips through Ragnar's drawings, conversation between husband and wife reveals that Solness believes things between them are going to be different because of their almost-finished new house. Aline tells him it will never be a home for her, and Solness wonders angrily whether there will ever be any relief from the misery and darkness of their marriage. As Hilde comes in, Solness says light is entering the room. Aline gets ready to go into town, saying she'll pick up some things for Hilde. Hilde says she'd probably be all right going on her own, but Solness comments that because people in town already think he's crazy, they might think she's crazy, too. After Aline goes, Hilde looks at Ragnar's sketches, saying Solness shouldn't be wasting time teaching others when...

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