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Chatterton Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2, Chapter 12 Summary

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Part 2, Chapter 12 Summary

The funeral is held at a crematorium. Flint and Harriet attend among Charles's family and close friends. Phillip remains at Vivien's side throughout. Through the weeks after, Phillip remains a close friend of the family, purchasing a car to take Vivien and Edward on rides on Sundays to keep their minds off their grief.

One rainy afternoon shortly after the funeral, Harriet stops by the Wychwood's to discuss Charles's papers with Vivien. Harriet convinces Vivien she would like to have her publisher look at the poems Charles wrote and she would also like to unburden Vivien of the Chatterton manuscripts. Harriet even manages to talk Vivien out of the portrait of the unknown gentleman.

Part 2, Chapter 12 Analysis

The funeral is somber. However, Ackroyd tells the story through Flint's eyes, making it almost comical as he watches Harriet steal a geranium from the crematorium grounds and...

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