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Marat / Sade Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 1, Scenes 7, 8, and 9 Summary

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Act 1, Scenes 7, 8, and 9 Summary

Scene 7 - Corday is Introduced: The Herald describes Marat as sitting in his bathtub writing and thinking while the Audience watches and waits, and while Attendants prepare the sleepwalking Corday is prepared for her entrance. Corday, her speech hampered by her illness, speaks hesitantly about being a representative of an "army of liberation" and of her intent to kill Marat in an attempt to free mankind.

Scene 8 - I Am the Revolution: Marat demands attention from Simonne. As she nurses him, she tries to convince him to work less, suggesting he's killing himself. Marat insists he must continue to work, suggesting that the blood in his bathtub is nothing compared to the blood that will be shed when the true revolution of which he dreams comes into being. He shouts that he IS the revolution.

Scene 9 - Corday's First Visit: The...

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