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Villette Summary
Charlotte Brontë

Everything you need to understand or teach Villette by Charlotte Brontë.

  • Villette Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Villette Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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Villette Summary

Plot Summary

Charlotte Bronte's 1853 novel Villette chronicles the journey of Lucy Snowe as she grows from a sheltered girl to a lonely young woman, until she finds her own place in the world. The novel opens with Lucy's visits to her godmother, Mrs. Bretton, as a child. On Lucy's last visit a child Paulina Home also comes to stay at the Brettons' home and develops a close relationship with Mrs. Bretton's son, Graham, before she is called back to her father's side.

In the time that passes after Lucy's final visit with the Brettons, Lucy is left on her own in the world. She does not reveal much about her past, but the friends and family she had as a child, represented by her visits to the Brettons, are gone. Lucy is left to wander in search of a home, and she travels first to London and then on to...

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