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Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 3, Scene 4 Summary

Ann-Marie MacDonald
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Act 3, Scene 4 Summary

Romeo and Juliet attend their wedding costume ball—they are not in good spirits and do not enjoy each other's company. Romeo prowls about looking for Constantine while Juliet sneaks off and has sex with a partygoer. Constance finally arrives, unsuccessfully disguised by a mouse mask, and Romeo immediately embraces 'him', proclaims his love, and begins to kiss Constance's neck. Tybalt stands behind and watches the scene in disgust. Constance finally fends off Romeo's all-too-public advances as Juliet arrives.

Constance is awestruck by the youthful Juliet and after a brief introduction the two characters dance. Juliet, also assuming Constance to be a man, makes various lewd and blatantly suggestive remarks which Constance deflects as best she can. Romeo watches the sexually suggestive dancing of Constance and Juliet and then cuts in, announcing to Constance that his own gender betrays him—if Constance desires...

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