'Tis Pity She's a Whore Summary and Analysis: Act 5, Scenes 4-5

John Ford

Summary and Analysis: Act 5, Scenes 4-5

Summary
Soranzo, Vasques, and the banditti appear. Vasques tells them their reward for the murder of Giovanni at the birthday feast will include both money and freedom. He says at the feast, they will hear a word from Vasques and that word will be the signal for them to rush in on Giovanni. Thus instructed, they leave, and Vasques calls on Soranzo to keep in mind the wrongs done to him in order to give strength to his vengeful intent. Vasques adds that Soranzo should let Giovanni sleep with Annabella again.

Giovanni enters and is greeted by Soranzo. Soranzo advises him to go to his sister’s room, and Giovanni leaves to do so. Vasques expresses his satisfaction at this before seeing the Cardinal,...

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