Lord Jim - Chapter 41 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 41 Summary

Jim and Brown meet at the creek, and upon seeing him and realizing that he is not a man with whom he could bargain, Brown's hopes of striking a deal are immediately dashed. He is initially defiant, and curses Jim, telling him what a fight he and his men will give the village before they eventually succumb. He also says that he wishes to be shot quickly or else kicked out and allowed to go free and starve of his own.

Chapter 41 Analysis

In this chapter Brown does most of the talking and manages to inadvertently 'push Jim's buttons' as it were. Brown displays the extent of his deceit, assuming a morally superior tone and telling Jim that they had come only for food when his true motives were considerably more sinister.

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