The Jew of Malta - Study Guide Act 4, Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

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Barabas is happy as he hears the bells signaling the death of the nuns. He was afraid that the poison had been diluted so much it might have only made them sick. He hopes that no one suspects poison. Barabas reminds Ithamore that he would cut his throat if he ever told. Ithamore asks if Barabas is grieving for the death of his daughter, and he denies it.

Jacomo and Bernardine approach and begin to chastise Barabas for his sins without admitting specifically what they are talking about. He jokes back that he is a Jew and a usurer and that he has committed fornication. They bring up the names of Mathias and Lodowick. Barabas as an aside says that he knows Abigail must have told them about his role in the duel. Barabas surprises them by saying that he will repent. He tells them...

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