The Marriage of Figaro - Act 4 Summary & Analysis

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Act 4 Summary

Alone for a moment in the room where Figaro and Suzanne are to be married, the two lovers talk happily about the events of the last little while, about how much they love each other and about how mutual love is the only truth they can count on. Suzanne reminds him about their plan for her to meet the Count in the garden that night and humiliate him, but Figaro tells her the plan is off. The Count can go down and freeze in the cold. Suzanne tells him she's glad, adding that it would have been difficult to pretend to love the Count when she loves only him.

The Countess comes in and tells Figaro people are waiting for him. As he goes, he tries to take Suzanne, but the Countess asks her to stay. When Figaro is gone, Suzanne tells the Countess that he's decided...

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