The Ruling Class - Study Guide Act 1, Scene 7 Summary & Analysis

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Claire and Dr. Herder discuss Jack's reasons for "marrying" Marguerite. Herder suggests that she dies in the name of the kind of love that Jack believes in but never experienced. As they move into the living room, Tucker is pouring drinks. Herder asks what Tucker thinks about Jack, and Tucker says he's no different from anybody else in the family, able to do whatever they want to do with no responsibilities. He then asks Herder to take a look at his bad back.

As Herder refuses Tucker, Dinsdale and Sir Charles come in, trying to prove to Jack that Marguerite is just a character in a book. Jack says they've proved his point, that his wife is written about because she is an ideal of love and that the books they're showing him are simply biographies. He goes on to say that next...

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