The Marriage of Figaro - Study Guide Act 5 Summary & Analysis

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In a forest on the castle grounds, Fanchette waits near a small pavilion. Figaro arrives and sees her, but before he can say anything else Fanchette runs into the pavilion and hides. Bartholo, Brid-Oisin, Bazile and Antonio come in and meet Figaro, who explains that he's called them all there to witness the humiliation of the Count. Bazile says he knows what Figaro and Suzanne are planning and tells the others that he'll explain while they're in hiding. They go out and hide amongst the trees. Figaro speaks in soliloquy about how he feels betrayed. He is jealous of the Count's advantages of money, wealth and position, and he is upset with Suzanne for betraying him. He hears someone coming and hides in a different part of the forest.

The Countess and Suzanne appear, dressed in each other's clothes. Marceline is with them. Their conversation reveals that...

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