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Chatterton Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1, Chapter 4 Summary

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Part 1, Chapter 4 Summary

Charles and Phillip board a train that Saturday to see original owner of the portrait. Charles is in high spirits, acting almost bizarrely as he rips pages of a copy of Great Expectations and eats them. Phillip, as he normally can be, is quiet and reserved, bordering on pathological shyness. When they arrive in Bristol, Charles rushes recklessly through town with Phillip close behind him until they reach the house they are looking for. Charles decides to go on himself and asks Phillip to wait for him at the church. The church is St. Mary Redcliffe Church, where Chatterton's father worked before his death and the place where Chatterton's inspiration for his writing was discovered.

Charles goes to the house and finds an old man dressed in tights and a jogging suit jacket. This man, who introduces himself as Pat, is more eccentric than Charles...

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