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Oroonoko: An Authoritative Text, Historical Backgrounds, Criticism - Act V Summary & Analysis

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Act V Summary

Scene I

Charlotte has arrived from England and Welldon is missing. Perhaps, Stanmore guesses, he was a victim of the recent disturbances. Stanmore gives Charlotte the money and jewels Welldon left for her. Stanmore is so taken with Charlotte that he offers himself to her in marriage. Charlotte reveals to Stanmore that she had disguised herself as a man and that there is no "Welldon." Stanmore is surprised but nonetheless still has his sights on Charlotte.

Mrs. Lackitt enters with Daniel in tow. She announces that she has chastised him and forces him to beg Lucy for forgiveness. He kneels before Lucy who forgives him but warns him not to hurt her again. Lucy tries to represent Charlotte as her newly arriving sister but Lackitt sees through it. She recognizes Charlotte as her husband Welldon. Charlotte confesses to tricking her but...

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