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Morality Play Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 2 Summary

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Chapter 2 Summary

Chapter two begins like a confession. The narrator says that he has lived in fault since birth and reveals that by the time he met the actors, he had already been travelling since May, the same time the actors began their journey. He had been working for a knight that wrote poetry, spending his time copying the poetry as well as transcribing Pilato's version of Homer. Nicolas also confesses that this is not the first time he has left the Holy Order without permission. Much to his Bishop's shame, he has already left twice before. Furthermore, readers discover another weakness in Nicolas: he is a gambler. He had purchased a piece of the sail from St. Peter's boat, and then subsequently lost it in a game of dice. Lastly, Nicolas admits that his true motive for joining the company is to cure his loneliness; after months of...

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