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 9 Summary & Analysis

Summary
Analysis
Foible reenters the dressing room to announce the arrival of Witwoud and Petulant for dinner. Wishfort implores Marwood to entertain the men, while she finishes getting dressed.
Marwood, like Foible, is Wishfort’s right hand and is often expected to take a leading role in running the household.
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