Middlemarch - Book Four: Chapters 34-38 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 34

Featherstone’s funeral is shocking because of the people who are invited. It's also shocking that Will Ladislaw attends. While watching the funeral with a group of others, Dorothea and Casaubon learn that Will is in town. Although Dorothea wants to tell her husband that she did not ask her uncle to invite Will to come, she feels she cannot do so without letting the others know that Casaubon does not like the boy. At the conclusion of the chapter, Brooke is going to get Will so he can show Casaubon his portrait.

Chapter 35

Featherstone’s wills are read. In his first will, he leaves small sums of money to all of his relatives and his land to Fred, with the remainder going to Joshua Rigg, a man whom no one knew. In his second will, Featherstone gives everything to...

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