Peer Gynt - Part 3 Act 5 Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

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This part of the play tells the story of Peer as an old man. Peer stands with the Captain on the deck of the sailing ship that's taking him home. As he and the Captain look at the familiar mountains of the coast, the Captain comments that there's a storm rolling in. Peer asks him to remind him to pay the crew, saying he doesn't have much, thanks to the shifting tides of fortune but what he does have he'll gladly share. As the Captain keeps his eyes on the storm, he mentions that the money will come in handy for the sailors and their families, mentioning the Cook in particular. Peer quickly becomes angry, saying that he doesn't want his hard earned money going to support other men's wives and children and commenting on how he' s got nobody waiting for him...

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