Related Topics

Northanger Abbey - Chapters 3, 4, 5, and 6 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 50 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Northanger Abbey.
This section contains 888 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Northanger Abbey Study Guide

Chapters 3, 4, 5, and 6 Summary

Catherine and Mrs. Allen again attend the nearly-nightly ball in the lower rooms of the Pump House. Catherine is introduced to Henry Tilney, a good-looking and intelligent young man who entertains her with his unusual humor. Henry gently pokes fun at the Bath social milieu and Catherine finds him very attractive. At the end of the evening Catherine returns to the Allens' apartment feeling as though she has fallen in love with Henry. That evening, Mr. Allen discreetly inquires about Henry and learns that he is a clergyman with a solid financial situation and from a reputable family in Gloucestershire.

The next day, Catherine tours the various social gathering places for Henry but does not find him. Instead, she spends time with Mrs. Allen. Catherine and Mrs. Allen are generally bored and spend their time talking about banal subjects such as...

(read more from the Chapters 3, 4, 5, and 6 Summary)

This section contains 888 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Northanger Abbey Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Northanger Abbey from BookRags. (c)2018 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook