Mansfield Park - Chapters 47 and 48 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 47 and 48 Summary

Edmund is silent for several days, but on a rainy Sunday afternoon he opens up to Fanny, and they talk about all that has passed. Edmund shares with Fanny a conversation he had with Mary after the scandal came to light. More than their indiscretion, Mary regrets that Mr. Crawford and Maria were caught. She thinks that with time, Maria can be welcomed back into good society if her family embraces them and helps to support them. Edmund's eyes have been opened to Mary's true nature, and he is heartbroken.

Tom regains his health and eventually becomes a steady man who doesn't just live for himself. Maria doesn't end up marrying Mr. Crawford. They continue together for a while but they grow to hate each other and then they separate. Mr. Rushworth divorces Maria and hopes for a better marriage the second go-round. Mrs. Norris...

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