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The Acharnians [and] the Clouds [and] Lysistrata Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Clouds, Part 4 Summary

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The Clouds, Part 4 Summary

(p. 115 - 130) The Chorus of Clouds speaks to the judges of the theatre competition, promising to bless their fields and crops with rain if they award the play first prize.

Strepsiades comes out of his house, fearful of an approaching deadline for him to pay back several loans, excited to see how much Pheidippides has learned and looking forward to winning his debates with his creditors. When he learns from Socrates that Pheidippides has learned the argument he was supposed to, Strepsiades dances with joy. Pheidippides comes out of Socrates' house, and Strepsiades whoops with excitement (see "Quotes," p. 118) when he sees just how much of a clever thinker he (Pheidippides) has become. He sings a song of celebration, and takes Pheidippides into their home.

A moment later, a Fat Creditor appears, demanding that Strepsiades pay back a loan made for him (Strepsiades...

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