The Way of the World

The Way of the World

by

William Congreve

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The Way of the World: Act 3, Scene 7 Summary & Analysis

Summary
Analysis
Marwood comes out of her hiding place in the closet, having heard everything Foible and Mrs. Fainall said. She vows to watch Foible more closely and reflecting that her suspicion that Mirabell and Mrs. Fainall were once lovers has now been confirmed. She spies Wishfort coming back.
Everything she has suspected was true and she has information useful to Fainall, who still slightly doubts her fidelity.
Themes
Jealousy, Deceit, and Intrigue Theme Icon