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The Ruling Class Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 1, Scene 10 Summary

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Act 1, Scene 10 Summary

The Bishop and Sir Charles set the date for the wedding, with the Bishop expressing serious doubts about the suitability of both the plan and the bride. He's convinced that Jack will fully recover his sanity, and when he does, he'll be horrified to discover the kind of woman he's married. Sir Charles is just as convinced that Jack is not going to improve and that his plan for the marriage is the only way the family's title and reputation can be preserved. He adds that Dr. Herder agrees with him and suggests that marriage will be the making of Jack.

Meanwhile, Claire tells Herder that she thinks Sir Charles is an idiot for disguising Grace as Marguerite and arranging the resultant wedding. Herder comments that Sir Charles is on the board of a prominent foundation, and Claire recalls that Herder has applied for a...

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