'Tis Pity She's a Whore Summary and Analysis: Act 2, Scenes 1-2

John Ford

Summary and Analysis: Act 2, Scenes 1-2

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Richardetto: The husband of Hippolita, he is believed to be dead.

Hippolita: Richardetto’s wife and the former lover of Soranzo.

Philotis: Richardetto's niece, a good and moral girl.

Summary
Giovanni and Annabella appear, with Giovanni telling her she is now his love and has won his heart. She says he has won her heart in return, and Giovanni jokingly remarks that the loss of Annabella’s virginity is no great issue. Brother and sister continue their amorous talk as Giovanni remarks that Annabella will be married to someone. He asks her to swear she will be faithful to him despite her marriage, and she swears to be faithful. Giovanni...

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