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A Man for All Seasons - Act 2, Section 3 Summary & Analysis

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More and Rich sit in Cromwell’s office while Cromwell begins to interrogate More. Cromwell tells More Henry is displeased with More’s refusal to support the marriage. More still won’t repent, so Cromwell accuses More of fraternizing with a woman who was executed for treason. He then accuses More of claiming to have written a book attributed to the king. More waves off both accusations and cites them as inconsistent. As a final gesture, Cromwell reads a letter written by Henry. In the letter, the king calls Henry a villain and a traitor. More was upset by Henry’s words and leaves the room.

More meets Norfolk outside. He tells Norfolk to not associate with him anymore because it is dangerous for his reputation. Norfolk, though, waves this off and tells More just to change his mind. More then picks a fight with Norfolk, and...

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