The Imaginary Invalid - Act 2, Scene 11 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 11 Summary

Louison enters the room in response to her father's summons. He asks her to look straight into his eyes, and then he asks whether she has anything to say to him. Louison replies that she will tell him a story to entertain him. However, this is not what Argan means, and he believes that Louison's offer to tell an amusing story is proof of her insolence. He asks his daughter whether she has seen anything today that she should tell him, to which she replies that she has seen nothing out of the ordinary. Argan picks up a rod threatening to hit Louison until she finally confesses that her sister had asked her not to say anything about the young man in her room. Louison pleads with her father to forgive her and not whip her, but he refuses. Argan raises his arm and just...

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