Hedda Gabler - Study Guide Act 2, Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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Hedda and Lovborg flip through a photo album of her honeymoon. Though Tesman occasionally enters and leaves the room, Lovborg takes the opportunity to speak intimately with Hedda about their past relationship, He tells her that he loved her deeply, and he couldn't believe she ended their relationship and married Tesman. He says that it was incredible to him that he confessed all his indiscretions to her, and asks whether she had wanted to transform him. Hedda tells him that it was the curiosity of a well-bred girl about a life she was supposed to know nothing about. This curiosity made her confront him about what was going on, and that's why she ended the relationship. She could feel herself wanting to participate in life the same way he did, and she couldn't accept that. She calls herself a coward. She confesses that she was...

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