Jude the Obscure - Part Third, At Melchester: Chapters 1-5 Summary & Analysis

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Part Third, At Melchester: Chapters 1-5 Summary

Chapter 1. The idea of becoming a licentiate cheers Jude and he begins to make plans to this end. Jude learns that Sue has decided to enter a training school at Melchester and she writes to ask him to come to the city to be near her. Jude goes immediately, even though it is a bad time for him to find work. When Jude meets Sue in Melchester, he finds her much more subdued than before from the restrictions of the school. As they talk, Sue tells him about the school and strings Mr. Phillotson pulled to get her in. Jude asks Sue if there is some romance between her and Mr. Phillotson and she reluctantly tells him that she is to marry Mr. Phillotson as soon as she earns her certificate. Sue then suggests they not see...

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