Peer Gynt - Study Guide Part 1 Act 3 Scene 4 Summary & Analysis

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Aase lies ill in bed, wondering why Peer hasn't come to see her. Just then Peer comes in, and Aase says she's grateful he risked being arrested so she could see him one more time. Even though Aase tries to talk about Ingrid, Peer gets her talking about how he was as a child and the imaginary games they used to play. Peer imagines that Aase's bed is a carriage and that he's the coachman, and they start to play one of their games together. As Peer begins to get carried away with his fantasy, Aase dies. Peer realizes she's gone, kisses her gently, and closes her eyes.

Kari appears and asks how Aase is doing. Peer tells her she's dead. As Kari weeps, Peer paces the room and makes a decision, telling Kari to make sure that Aase is given a good...

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