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Ubu Roi - Act 3, Scenes 7 and 8 Summary & Analysis

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Act 3, Scenes 7 and 8 Summary

Scene 7 - In his council chambers, Pa Ubu calls a meeting of his councilors to order, saying he first wants to talk about finance and then discuss his plans for controlling the weather. Ma Ubu mutters that he's an idiot, and Pa crudely tells her to be quiet. He then tells his councilors that he's pleased with how the collection of taxes is going, but Ma says the new tax on marriages isn't making enough money. As he again tells her to be quiet, Pa becomes confused and mixes up his words. As Ma and the councilors laugh at him, he swears angrily and tells them all to shut their mouths. A Messenger comes in with a letter, which Ma reads, saying it is from Manure. She reads the letter aloud, revealing that Manure is in Russia and is promising to return to...

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