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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1, Act 2, Scenes 1-3 Summary

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Part 1, Act 2, Scenes 1-3 Summary

Scene 1. Noggs reads the letter from Fanny. He's interrupted by Crowl, a neighbor, who reminds him he's expected at the anniversary party going on downstairs. Crowl volunteers to stay behind and keep an eye on Noggs' fire (which really means that Crowl is going to keep warm at Noggs' expense) and Noggs joins the party.

Scene 2. Mr. and Mrs. Kenwigs introduce Noggs to the rest of their family (including their daughter Morleena) and other guests (including Miss Petowker, an actress). Mr. Kenwigs tries to get a parlor game going, but Mrs. Kenwigs they're waiting for her uncle, a wealthy man named Lillyvick from whom Mr. Kenwigs expects to inherit a fortune.

Mr. Lillyvick soon arrives; Mr. Kenwigs introduces him around the party and encourages Morleena to be especially nice to her uncle. He encourages her to perform for him, and Mrs...

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