The Rover - Study Guide Act 2, Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

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Belvile and Frederick, wearing masks and costumes, meet Willmore, who carries his mask. Belvile comments that the masks free them from potential repercussions of anything they might do, while Willmore says he chose to not wear a costume because he was afraid the gypsy girl, Hellena, wouldn't recognize him. He confesses that he can't get her out of his mind, and then also confesses that he's longing to embrace a woman, saying that he has hopes of embracing Angellica. Belvile says that won't be possible just yet, the painting advertising her availability hasn't yet been hung outside.

Blunt comes in, speaking ecstatically about the woman whom he was just with. When he's asked what her name is he says he doesn't know, adding that knowing she's fair, young, and kind is enough. Frederick insists that Blunt return their money and Blunt happily agrees, handing over...

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