Forgot your password?  

The Marriage of Figaro Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 1 Part 2 Summary

This Study Guide consists of approximately 97 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Marriage of Figaro.
This section contains 755 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Marriage of Figaro Study Guide

Act 1 Part 2 Summary

The Count is still behind the chair, and Cherubin is still in the chair, as Bazile tells Suzanne that Figaro is looking for the Count. His true purpose for coming to the room is soon revealed, however, as he tries to talk Suzanne into giving in to the Count's demands, saying she wouldn't be giving the Count anything she's not already giving Figaro. Suzanne repeatedly refuses, but Bazile tells her that because the court has seen Cherubin lingering outside her door, they're saying that she has loose morals. Suzanne reacts with outrage, but Bazile says he's only repeating what everybody else is saying.

The Count angrily jumps out from behind the chair and orders Bazile to drive Cherubin from the court. Bazile says he was only joking, but the Count says that yesterday he caught Cherubin with the gardener's daughter Fanchette in her bedroom. Suzanne...

(read more from the Act 1 Part 2 Summary)

This section contains 755 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Marriage of Figaro Study Guide
Copyrights
The Marriage of Figaro from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook