The Mayor of Casterbridge - Study Guide Chapter 35 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 35 Summary

The chapter begins with Lucetta overhearing Michael reading her letters to Farfrae. She is worried, but is relieved to learn that Michael has not told her husband who wrote the letters. She writes to Michael the next day, asking him to meet her at the Roman amphitheatre, and decides to dress plainly. Michael arrives at the ring and sees her dressed simply, which reminds him of Susan. He immediately feels bad for Lucetta and decides that he has behaved badly toward her. He promises to return her letters the next morning.

Chapter 35 Analysis

Lucetta is extremely worried about what Michael will do, since he holds the power to ruin her newly rebuilt life. She acts in a sneaky manner to keep her past from her husband, although Farfrae would probably forgive her quite readily if she were to confess. She chooses a spot that will remind Michael...

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