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The Marriage of Figaro Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 3 Part 1 Summary

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Act 3 Part 1 Summary

This scene is set in the castle's throne room, now set up as a courtroom. The Count muses to himself about the situation, wondering if everything is as everybody says it is. Figaro appears in time to hear him wondering why he isn't able to stop desiring Suzanne even after trying many times to forget her. Figaro steps forward, and the Count asks what's taken him so long to arrive. Figaro explains that he had to change after dirtying himself in the flowerbeds. The Count comments that he's been thinking about not taking Figaro with him to London, one reason being that Figaro doesn't know English.

Figaro gives a long comic speech in which he shows that the phrase "god-damn" is the only English he needs to know. In an aside, the Count says that this means that Figaro doesn't know about his...

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