The Imaginary Invalid - Act 2, Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 1 Summary

Cleante, Angelique's love comes to see Toinette. He wishes to speak to Angelique and ask what she will do if her father does indeed make her marry the other man. Toinette warns him that it is not easy for someone to speak to Angelique because she is heavily guarded and does not often leave the house. Cleante tells her that it is for these reasons he has come not as himself, but rather as a friend of her music master in whose place he has come.

Act 2, Scene 1 Analysis

Cleante has not given up on the idea of marrying Angelique. His true feelings are revealed through his willingness to go through with his plan of deception to gain access to Argan's house.

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