Little Dorrit - Book the Second, Chapters XXVII - XXXI Summary & Analysis

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Book the Second, Chapters XXVII - XXXI Summary

In Chapter XXVII, Arthur sits in prison and thinks of the strength of Little Dorrit. John Chivery surprises Arthur by telling him that Little Dorrit has been in love with Arthur for many years now. Arthur feels ill and very old, and the prison is affecting him more than he realized it would. In Chapter XXVIII, Arthur receives a number of surprising visitors—one of the Barnacles, Arthur's lawyer and even Blandois, accompanied by Pancks and Cavalletto. Blandois asserts he is a welcome visitor to the Clennam houshold. Arthur sends for his mother, but Flintwinch arrives instead, with a letter from Clennam's mother telling him to mind his own business. Arthur is very depressed when everyone leaves. In Chapter XXIX, Clennam goes for days without seeing anyone, and not eating...

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