The Imaginary Invalid - Act 2, Scene 8 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 43 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Imaginary Invalid.
This section contains 116 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Imaginary Invalid Study Guide

Act 2, Scene 8 Summary

Angelique leaves while Argan calls after her saying that she has two choices in the matter, either marry Thomas or enter a convent. She has 4 days to decide. Beline tells her husband that she has business in town and must leave. Argan reminds her to visit the notary and tell him to hasten his work.

Act 2, Scene 8 Analysis

Argan has given his daughter an ultimatum after her first and only show of defiance. His illness has clouded his judgment, and he thinks only of himself. While he is ridding himself of one of his family members, he is promising another, his wife, that he will provide for her after his death.

(read more from the Act 2, Scene 8 Summary)

This section contains 116 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Imaginary Invalid Study Guide
Copyrights
Drama for Students
The Imaginary Invalid from Drama for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook