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The Imaginary Invalid - Act 3, Scene 14 Summary & Analysis

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Act 3, Scene 14 Summary

Toinette returns, this time dressed as the doctor. The doctor exclaims that he is very fortunate to have the opportunity to take care of such a famous patient. Argan replies that it is he who is fortunate to be cared for by the doctor. The doctor notices that Argan is looking at him strangely and asks how old he presumes him to be, to which Argan replies that he thinks he is either 27 or 28 years old. Toinette, as the doctor, replies that he is 90 years old. Argan cannot believe it! The doctor explains that it is his work as a doctor that has allowed him the gift of youth.

The doctor tells them that he is so successful that he travels the country looking for interesting cases because he does not concern himself with common diseases. It is lucky for him that Argan has all...

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