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The Seagull Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 4 Summary

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Act 4 Summary

Two years have passed. The act opens at Peter's estate in a room that Constantine has turned into a study for himself. It is an especially dark evening, and the room is lit with a small lamp on Constantine's desk. Outside, the wind roars, and the chimney whistles from the ferocious breezes.

Masha and Simon, who are now married, enter the room. They are looking for Constantine, because Peter has requested to see him, because he is afraid to be alone, especially during a storm. Simon cannot believe that the storm has lasted for two days and mentions that someone should take down the old stage that still sits on the lawn. It is being whipped about terribly. Simon also mentions that he thought that he heard someone crying, when he walked near the stage last night.

Simon is ready to return home, but Masha wants to...

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