The Mayor of Casterbridge - Chapter 33 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 33 Summary

The chapter begins with Michael at the Three Mariner's Inn, where he is about clearly drunk. He sees Farfrae and Lucetta outside, and persuades the church choir and musicians to sing Psalm 109, which contains a particularly venomous curse against a man. They object, and Michael threatens them to get them to sing. Once they have done so, he tells them that he meant the curse for Farfrae. Elizabeth-Jane comes to bring Michael home, and he tells her that he wants to be revenged on Farfrae.

Elizabeth-Jane becomes alarmed, and soon volunteers to help Michael in his work so that she can prevent him from harming Farfrae. One day Lucetta encounters Michael at work, and he acts as humble, as his coworkers do. This prompts Lucetta to write him a note urging him not to be sarcastic towards her. Michael destroys the note, even though he knows he...

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