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

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In Angellica's bedchamber, Angellica demands to know why Willmore took down her picture. Willmore, in turn, banteringly demands to know why she tempted him by putting it up. They argue briefly, and Moretta comments that Willmore is obviously poor, saying Angellica doesn't give out her favors for free. Willmore tries to charm her, Moretta refuses to be charmed, and Willmore offers to join forces and finances with other merchants of the town to gain Angellica's time. In an aside, Angellica comments that if it were any other man making those plans she'd be furious. Willmore reveals that as a gentleman he's repulsed by the idea of selling oneself, but as a man is so passionate about her, he's prepared to pay any price because he sees how "divinely powerful" she is. In an aside, Angellica comments that his words are very moving to...

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