Possession: A Romance - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

A.S. Byatt
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Chapter 13 Summary

Chapter 13 begins with a section of Ash's Ragnarök. Ask and Embla are man and woman. They were made and named by the gods. They are the first example of true love, and they recognize love in each other.

Maud and Roland book rooms at the Hoff Lunn Spout Hotel. They have allotted five days to work. Maud gives Roland some of Leonora Stern's writing on LaMotte to read. Leonora describes extensive sexual undertones in LaMotte's female images. Roland finally puts aside the reading for the night and wonders if one always has to imagine sexual meaning in something as simple as a pool of water. Maud starts to read Cropper's The Great Ventriloquist in her room before going to sleep. She thinks some biographies are more about the biographer than the person.

The next day Maud and Roland walk near the sea...

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