Character Analysis Foible

Foible is obviously a very intelligent young woman and, like all servants, presumably eager to play the go-between. Her loyalties are not clear; although Lady Wishfort's maid, she is prepared to deceive her; her loyalty to Mirabell is based on clear pecuniary interest. In the final analysis, she is like everybody else in the play: Her loyalty is only to herself.

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Lady Wishfort, who is __________ years old, is vain and susceptible to false flattery.


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