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

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Act 2, Scene 2 Summary

This scene opens with Sir Thomas More and Roper in More's home. More comments on the Roper's clothing and tells Roper that he looks like a Spaniard. Roper is glad because he feels the time has come to declare his allegiance to the Catholic Church. Roper gestures to More's chain of office and calls it a degradation. More tells Roper he is waiting for word about the convocation of bishops and if they submit to Henry VIII, More will quit. They discuss the Act of Supremacy, which names the King as the head of the church. More states that the act gives the King supremacy only "as far as the law of God will allow." More refrains from stating his opinion and will not allow Roper to express his because he and Margaret are now married and he fears for Roper's life if...

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