The Imaginary Invalid - Act 3, Scene 7 Summary & Analysis

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Act 3, Scene 7 Summary

Argan exclaims to his brother that he has killed him with his insolence! Beralde does not see the problem in Mr. Purgon's empty threats. He believes that his brother is a fool for believing such obvious lies.

Act 3, Scene 7 Analysis

Again, Argan becomes excited about his supposed illness while other characters do not see the problem. Argan's reaction represents his feelings that he is the center of everyone's lives; this is one of the reasons why he has created such an elaborate set of illnesses, so that his problems may be discussed with regularity.

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