Lord Jim - Chapter 26 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 26 Summary

Jim explains to Marlow the events that succeeded his escape. Of how he befriended Doramin's son, Dain Waris, a man in his mid-twenties and who was also the first person to believe in Jim. He spoke too of how they drove out Sherif Ali with an audacious attack on his camp. By Jim's idea, they had placed Doramin's ordnance – two rusty, iron, seven-pounders and a number of small brass cannons – on top of a hill overlooking Sheriff Ali's compound.

With considerable effort, teams of men had dragged the weapons up during the night, and Doramin had himself carried up in his chair to observe the proceedings. The chapter concludes as Marlow marvels at Jim and remembers, unbidden, the incident that brought Jim to where he was at that moment (the Patna).

Chapter 26 Analysis

Marlow becomes, in this chapter, cognizant of the fetters that...

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