The Mayor of Casterbridge - Study Guide Chapter 30 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 30 Summary

This chapter begins with a brief summary of the events following the wedding. Farfrae has been away on business, but has sent word to his property owner that his things are to be sent to Lucetta's house. Once both he and Lucetta are at High-Place Hall, she reveals that she has not told Elizabeth-Jane about their marriage yet. She gets Farfrae's permission to let Elizabeth-Jane stay at High-Place Hall.

When Elizabeth-Jane learns about their marriage, she is upset for two reasons. She feels that Lucetta has betrayed Michael by breaking her promise. She also recognizes that she is still in love with Farfrae. Thus, she decides to leave High-Place Hall and leaves a note for Lucetta. She finds a place to live, and realizes that the small income Michael arranged for her will allow her to live comfortably.

Chapter 30 Analysis

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