The Scarlet Pimpernel

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i need 1 of these questions answred please! 22. Why does Marguerite want to risk all for her husband, even her own death?

23. How does the host of the Chat Gris treat his guests? What does his behavior show about the changes that have occurred in France since the Revolution? How does he treat Chauvelin? Why?

24. What does Percy use to upset Chauvelin? How does he get away from him? What does Percy realize he has to do if he is going to save the refugees?

25. Why does Marguerite keep quiet throughout the ordeal? Why does she follow the band into the night?

26. Why do Chauvelin’s plans backfire?

27. Why does Chauvelin beat the Jew?

28. What do Percy and Marguerite realize about each other?

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25. Marguerite keeps silent so she can eavesdrop from the staircase and be sure she doesn't put her husband in danger; she's not going to be able to help either her brother or her husband if Chauvelin discovers her presence.

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"The voice drew nearer; for one brief second the wild desire seized Marguerite to rush down the steps and fly across the room, to stop that song at any cost, to beg the cheerful singer to fly--fly for his life, before it be too late. She checked the impulse just in time. Chauvelin would stop her before she reached the door, and, moreover, she had no idea if he had any soldiers posted within his call. Her impetuous act might prove the death-signal of the man she would have died to save." (Chapter 25)

She followed the band into the night to keep track of what her enemy was doing. If possible

"......she was determined to keep a close watch over his enemy, and a vague hope filled her heart, that whilst she kept Chauvelin in sight, Percy's fate might still be hanging in the balance." (Chapter 26)

She followed because she was determined in one way or another to meet with her husband again so that he'd know the truth;

"She would see her husband, tell him all, and, if he was ready to forgive the crime, which she had committed in her blind ignorance, she would yet have the happiness of dying by his side." (Chapter 28)


The Scarlet Pimpernel