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Persuasion Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 21 Summary

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Chapter 21 Summary

Anne visits Mrs. Smith the next day to tell her about the concert. Mrs. Smith mistakenly thinks that Anne's happiness and glow is the affect of Mr. Elliot. Mrs. Smith has heard rumors that Mr. Elliot and Anne intend to marry. Anne denies the rumors and at first Mrs. Smith tries to convince her that she should change her mind. Then Mrs. Smith reverses her position, telling Anne that Mr. Elliot is a cold-hearted, calculating man who should not be trusted. Mr. Elliot was a very good friend of Mrs. Smith's husband. At the time, Mr. Elliot was the poorest of the group. Mrs. Smith's brother often helped Mr. Elliot financially.

Then, Mr. Elliot married his first wife for money. With his wife dead, Mr. Elliot wants to retain his status as heir to Kellynch Hall. He came to Bath to make sure that Sir Walter Elliot...

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