Lord Jim - Chapter 33 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 33 Summary

Marlow says to Jewel that for his part he had not come to take Jim away. She reveals that on the night after the attempted assassination, at the riverbank, she had insisted that Jim leave, but he had remained steadfast and refused to do so, saying that he could not; that it was impossible. He would not abandon her.

She confesses to Marlow that she does not want to 'die weeping' as her mother had done and tells him of how, at her mother's deathbed, she had braced herself against the door to prevent Cornelius from getting in; he had been drumming on the door with both fists and shouting to be let in.

Despite Jim having sworn to her that he would never leave, she does not believe him, saying that other men (her father) had said the same thing. She knows...

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