The Rover - Act 4, Scene 5 Summary & Analysis

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Act 4, Scene 5 Summary

Blunt, wearing his underclothes and a rusty sword, speaks in soliloquy about how unhappy he is with his tailors for not providing a good suit of clothes, and then about how he hates all women in general because of what Lucetta did to him. He speaks of his wish to have a woman present so he could take his revenge, and then sits down to read a book that will instruct him on how to avoid falling victim to women's wiles in the future.

Florinda comes in, speaks in aside about how nervous she is in this empty house, and about how increasingly nervous she becomes when she sees Blunt. She gets up her courage and asks Blunt for help. He reacts first with happiness because he thinks he's now got the chance for the revenge he prayed for, and then, as Florinda asks again...

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