The Government Inspector - Act 4, Scenes 8, 9, 10, and 11 Summary & Analysis

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Act 4, Scenes 8, 9, 10, and 11 Summary

Scene 8 - In soliloquy, Khlestakov finally understands that the officials seem to have mistaken him for an important official. He realizes that a journalist friend in St. Petersburg might make a funny article out of what happened and calls to Osip to bring him pen and paper. As he waits, he counts his money and when he discovers he has over a thousand rubles, he resolves to have another rematch with the man who took all his money playing cards. (This man was first referred to in Act 2 Scene 4.)

Scene 9 - Osip comes in, and Khlestakov sits down and begins writing. Meanwhile, Osip tries to persuade him to leave town while they've still got money and no one has figured out who they are. Khlestakov says he wants to stay for at least another day. Osip says the townspeople will find out the...

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