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The Government Inspector - Act 4, Scenes 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 Summary & Analysis

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Act 4, Scenes 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 Summary

Scene 3 - The Judge comes in and introduces himself. As he makes small talk with Khlestakov, asides reveal how nervous the Judge is and how uncomfortable he is with the idea of giving "the inspector" money. He becomes so nervous that he accidentally drops some money on the floor. Khlestakov asks whether he can borrow it, saying his journeys have left him without cash and promising to pay it back when he gets to his estate. The Judge says that he is glad to serve the authorities in any way, and asks if there are any questions he can answer. When Khlestakov says there are not, the Judge goes out. Khlestakov says the judge is a nice fellow.

Scene 4 - The Postmaster comes in and introduces himself. After some small talk about how pleasant life is in a small town, Khlestakov...

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