Morality Play - Study Guide Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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After dinner, the players are finally summoned to perform for the Lord. As they approach the private apartments of Richard de Guise, Nicolas notices a dark passageway that leads off in the opposite direction from where they are going. He sees a door open in the distance, and a stream of light peaks out as a nun exits. She is carrying cloths, and Nicolas recognizes the stench emanating from the room: she is tending to someone with the plague.

The players pass through an arched doorway into a small antechamber. They notice that despite ample room to perform, there is little space for an audience. The room is empty except for a single high-backed chair, and the players' costumes and masks are set up on the floor. Martin asks the steward why he was so hasty to pay the priest and oversee the child's burial. The steward...

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