The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy - Volume 8 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 31 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy.
This section contains 551 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy Study Guide

Volume 8 Summary

Volume 8 continues with the tale of Toby and Widow Wadham. Tristram is still wandering South of France on his mule, but Tristram continues the story because he feels that not to tell the story would be a disservice to his Uncle and the reader. As Tristram hinted in the previous volume, Toby did not realize his love for the widow until Susannah points out to Toby that he loves the widow. In fact, Toby is the last to know of his feelings.

Tristram starts from the very beginning of the affair when Toby and Trim move to the country. When they initially arrive, the house is not ready, so Toby moves in with the widow for a few days. The widow quickly falls in love with Toby, but he is too involved with reenacting battles to take any notice. However, the widow does...

(read more from the Volume 8 Summary)

This section contains 551 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook