The Jew of Malta - Act 3, Scene 3 Summary & Analysis

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Act 3, Scene 3 Summary

Ithamore returns to the home of Barabas. Abigail asks why he is so happy. He tells her that Barabas wrote documents that he took to Lodowick and Mathias. The result was a duel that led to the death of both of them. Abigail sends Ithamore to find some friars and to bring them back to her. Abigail makes a speech wherein she states that she can no longer trust her father for the harm he has caused others. She feels there is no pity in his heart. Ithamore returns with Friar Jacomo. Abigail sends Ithamore away. She does not give details, but she tells Jacomo that she has been thinking about the religious teachings she has received from the nuns and feels in her heart it is time to return to them. She admits to Jacomo that she was not ready the first time, but...

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