The Physicists - Act I, Part II Summary & Analysis

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Act I, Part II Summary

The Matron enters. She resists the idea of having male nurses, but the Doktor's word is final. The Doktor then greets some visitors: Frau Lina Rose, madman Mobius's ex-wife, her new husband, missionary Oskar Rose, and Frau Rose's three young sons (by Mobius), Adolf-Friedrich, Wilfried-Kaspar, and Jorg-Lukas. Frau Rose introduces Oskar to the Doktor, and admits she felt she had to move on from the tragedy of Mobius's madness by marrying another man.

The reason for the family's visit: the Rose family is about to move to the Marianas Islands in the Pacific Ocean for Oskar's missionary work, and Frau Rose wanted the boys to see their father Mobius one last time. The Doktor admits that Mobius is neither worse nor better, and that no amount of medicine or treatment is seeming to help. Mobius believes King...

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