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Persuasion Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 24 Summary

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Chapter 24 Summary

In this chapter, the narrative voice changes from Anne's point of view, rooted in the present, to a more neutral narrator, recalling from a future point in time the events that close the story. Captain Wentworth and Anne soon marry. Sir Walter has no objections, after considering that the name Wentworth sounds nice and Captain Wentworth is a handsome man. Elizabeth shows indifference to the announcement. Mary is quite pleased that her sister is marrying Captain Wentworth and not either of her husband's sisters. Lady Russell has to reconcile with herself that she made an incorrect assessment of Captain Wentworth's character. Upon doing so, she is kind to him since he makes Anne happy. Mr. Elliot, hearing of Anne's engagement, leaves Bath. Mrs. Clay joins him and the two become a couple. Elizabeth is shocked that her friend betrays her.

Chapter 24 Analysis

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