Middlemarch - Book Five: Chapters 49-53 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 49

Brooke and Chettam discuss a need to send Ladislaw away as Casaubon has apparently made some change to his will indicating that Dorothea is not to marry Ladislaw after his death.

Chapter 50

Celia tells Dorothea about Casaubon’s addition to his will stating that she will not get any of his money or property is she marries Ladislaw. It is the first that Dorothea is aware of the thoughts that were developing in her husband’s mind about her relationship with Will. Meanwhile, Lydgate tries to convince Dorothea that Farebrother would be the proper choice as the new clergy at Lowick.

Chapter 51

Brooke has an unfavorable experience giving a political speech as he forgets what he is supposed to say because he’s had too much to drink, then is ridiculed by the crowd. He decides to give up the...

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