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Pericles, Prince of Tyre Act 4, Prologue

By William Shakespeare

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Act 4, Prologue

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  • Fast-forward several years.
  • Gower comes out on stage and tells us about Marina. The kid has grown up to be quite a beauty. Plus, she's supertalented and popular and everyone in Tharsus loves her.
  • Naturally, her wicked foster mom (Dionyza) wants to have Marina murdered because she's taking all the attentionaway from her biological daughter, Philoten.
  • We find out Dionyza has had Marina's beloved nurse Lychorida killed.

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