Mother Courage and Her Children

Why does Eilif send the Chaplain and the Cook to his mother for money? What did he want to do with the money?

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The Cook and the Chaplain enter. They bring a message from Eilif who wants money. Eilif blackmails his mother into giving him money by hinting he might try to get it from his brother who is a paymaster. Mother Courage does not want Swiss Cheese to be tempted, so she pays instead.


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