The Age of Innocence - Study Guide Chapter 23 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 23 Summary

Newland arrives in Boston via the morning train. He decides to have breakfast and then sends a note to the hotel Ellen is staying at. His messenger returns and tells Newland that she is out. Newland can not believe this and suddenly sees Ellen sitting on a bench. Ellen informs him that her husband has offered her a huge sum of money to return, but she has refused. Newland convinces her to spend the day with him. They take a boat out on the bay and eat lunch on a private balcony.

Chapter 23 Analysis

In Chapter 23, Ellen is surprised to see Newland, but decides to spend the day with them. They both agree to be friendly and not bring up the feelings they have toward one another.

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