Study Guide

The Sound of Music Scene 22

Scene 22

Scene 22

  • The captain is quizzing the kids on why they're late for dinner.
  • They make up a story about going berry picking and eating all of the berries.
  • Lame.
  • The captain sends them to bed without dinner. He knows they're lying.
  • The children start singing "My Favorite Things" to try to cheer themselves up. It's not working.
  • Suddenly, a familiar voice breaks in—it's Maria. The kids run up to hug her and they finish the song together.
  • They tell her that their father's going to be married. She's clearly shocked and disappointed, but covers it up. Not well, though.
  • The captain comes right out and tries to ask her why she left. She asks him not to ask.
  • The baroness comes out, and Maria congratulates them on their upcoming marriage.
  • The captain asks Maria if she's back to stay, and she says only until they can make arrangements for another governess.

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