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She acknowledges that Arden is a “gentleman” and that Mosby comes from a lower class. Yet she cannot free herself from her infatuation, which leads her to lie, deceive, and ultimately to murder. After Arden is murdered, Alice is at first filled with remorse, but then she pulls herself together and tries to deceive her guests, saying she is worried about Arden’s safety because it is late and her husband has not returned. ” After that, she takes charge of the situation, directing the moving of the body and telling Mosby and Greene how to escape.

Lord Cheyne gets one of his men to give Will a crown and tells him to reform his life. After Lord Cheyne, Arden, Franklin, and Michael exit, Will and Shakebag grumble about Cheyne’s untimely appearance, which came just as they were about to kill Arden. Greene enters, and Will and Shakebag explain what happened. Will promises he will follow Arden back to Faversham and shoot him the next day. Scene 10 In the early morning at his home in Faversham, Arden tells Alice that he is leaving for the Isle of Sheppey to dine with Lord Cheyne.

They then discuss the plan hatched by Mosby. Greene is to keep Franklin away from the scene while Mosby and Arden play backgammon. At a given signal, Will and Shakebag will emerge from the countinghouse and commit the murder. Alice gives Will twenty pounds and promises forty more when Arden is dead. D r a m a f o r S t u d e n t s A r d e n After Will and Shakebag exit, Michael enters. Alice informs him of what is to happen and gives him permission to tell Susan. Michael brings the backgammon tables in as Arden and Mosby enter.

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