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Marat / Sade Chapter Summary & Analysis - Epilogue Summary

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Epilogue Summary

The inmate playing Marat, no longer in character, steps out of the bathtub. Attendants lead the inmate playing Corday to her bench. Other Attendants return the other inmates to their benches. All of this takes place as Coulmier reassuringly tells The Audience that the play is over and life can resume its peaceful course. As Coulmier congratulates Sade, and as Sade introduces him to the inmates, the Quartet sings a song in praise of Napoleon. Various inmates join in the song, becoming increasingly animated and even violent as some of them interject the words of Sade's copulation/revolution refrain. Attendants attempt to restrain the inmates but fail, Coulmier and his family flee, Roux shouts angrily that it's time for the people to see the truth, he and other inmates are beaten into submission by Attendants, Sade laughs triumphantly, and Coulmier frantically gestures for the curtain to close...

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