The Tower - Act 5, Part 1 Summary & Analysis

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Act 5, Part 1 Summary

This act is set in a tent, with the occasional offstage gunshot and other sound effects indicating that it's in the middle of a military encampment. The Doctor, Adam, Simon and other rebels are in the tent as a Rebel brings in the Gypsy Girl. Conversation reveals that she is Olivier's lover. He makes her walk behind his horse as he rides, and she's pregnant. Also in conversation, Sigismund is referred to as King. Olivier and his rebels destroy every village they pass through.

Two Tartars, or Turkish soldiers, come in with two noblemen as their prisoners. The noblemen comment ironically on how clever Adam has been to ally himself with the right side, and Adam shows them into a side area where they're to wait for Sigismund. One of the rebels asks the Gypsy Girl where Olivier is, but she...

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