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Northanger Abbey - Chapters 26, 27, and 28 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 26, 27, and 28 Summary

Over the next hours and days, Catherine, Henry, and Eleanor ponder Captain Tilney's putative engagement to Isabella. Henry and Eleanor doubt that General Tilney will allow any such marriage to go forward based on Isabella's reputation and nearly destitute financial situation. The talk of money and finances makes Catherine troubled, however—her situation is superior to Isabella's, but not by much. Nevertheless, General Tilney's constant attentions and kindness reassures her of his good intentions toward her. Later, General Tilney suggests a group visit to Henry's house at Woodston. In a rather humorous roundabout method, General Tilney informs Henry of the day and hour of their arrival and the entertainment which he would prefer. On the arranged day, General Tilney accompanies Catherine and Eleanor to Woodston where they are entertained. Catherine finds the house charming and deeply appealing, though it is...

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