Bleak House - Chapter 13-16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 13-16 Summary

Richard is indecisive about his profession. He casually agrees upon Mr. Jarndyce's suggestion to become a surgeon. He starts studying his profession from Mr. Bayham Badger, a surgeon and Mr. Kenge's cousin. Esther realizes that Mr. Guppy follows her everywhere while she tries to avoid him. She meets at dinner a man of dark complexion, Mr. Allan Woodcourt.

In Chapter 14, Richard begins his medical profession, but hopes to gain wealth through the Jarndyce and Jarndyce's suit. He perceives his future with optimism, intending to marry Ada. Caddy Jellyby confesses to Esther that she got secretly engaged to Mr. Prince Turveydrop, a dance teacher, and wants to marry him. His father worships deportment, making his son to do most of the work

In Chapter 15 Esther finds that Mr. Coavinces, who previously came to arrest Mr. Skimpole and whose real name is Necket...

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