The Age of Innocence - Chapter 27 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 27 Summary

At the office the next day, Newland hears that the case in Washington has been postponed, but he decides to continue with his trip plans. He is delivered a message from his wife. Her granny, old Mrs. Mingott, had a small stroke the night before. Newland leaves right away for Mrs. Mingott's house. It appears that her stroke was caused by the stress of hearing that the rumors concerning Beaufort were indeed true. His wife, a relative of the Mingotts, visited her the evening before and asked for help. Mrs. Mingott told her that she married Mr. Beaufort and must stick with him through his disgrace. Ellen is telegraphed and asked to return to New York immediately.

Chapter 27 Analysis

Chapter 27 sets the stage for the next series of events concerning the Mingott, Archer and Welland family.

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