The Spanish Tragedy - Study Guide Act 2, Scenes 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

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Scene 1 - This first part of the scene is written in rhyming verse. Lorenzo assures Balthazar that in time, Bel-Imperia will love him. Balthazar lists the reasons why he is to blame for her resistance, instead of her. Lorenzo says he knows a way to make it Bel-Imperia love Balthazar, and summons Bel-Imperia's servant, Pedringano.

The rest of the scene is written in blank, un-rhyming verse. When Pedringano runs in, Lorenzo reminds him of how he saved him from punishment for interfering in the relationship between Bel-Imperia and Andrea, and then tells him he will reward him well if he helps with a particular task. When Pedringano agrees, Lorenzo asks who Bel-Imperia is in love with. When Pedringano says that since Andrea's death he doesn't know Bel-Imperia's mind the way he used to, Lorenzo draws his sword and threatens him. Pedringano confesses that...

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