The Canterville Ghost - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

Four days later, a funeral is held for the ghost. He is given a rich coffin covered with the Canterville coat of arms, and the hearse is followed by an impressive procession of servants with torches and family members. Lord Canterville and his wife have come from Wales to be at the funeral also. The ghost's skeleton is buried in the churchyard under a yew tree.

The next morning Mr. Otis meets with Lord Canterville, urging him to take the jewels given to Virginia by the ghost, since they obviously belong to his family and are worth a lot of money. He mentions that Virginia only asks that she be allowed to keep the box in which the jewels were kept, in remembrance of the ghost. He is surprised his daughter is interested in anything so old, since Americans usually have no interest in such things.

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