Possession: A Romance - Postscript 1868 Synopsis Summary & Analysis

A.S. Byatt
This Study Guide consists of approximately 52 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Possession.
This section contains 277 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Possession: A Romance Study Guide

Postscript 1868 Synopsis Summary

There are some aspects of stories that do not get written down. This is one of them. Two people meet on a hot day in May of 1868. A man with a beard and a straw hat is out for a walk, and he comes across a young girl playing. She tells him her name is Maia Thomasine Bailey, but she prefers to be called May. The man tells May that he knows of a waterfall named Thomasine, and Maia was the mother of Hermes. So the man concludes that she has a very wonderful name. He recites to her some poetry. The girl says she has an aunt who likes poetry, but she does not. He says that is too bad, because he is a poet. She asks the man if he knows how to make daisy chains, and he tells...

(read more from the Postscript 1868 Synopsis Summary)

This section contains 277 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Possession: A Romance Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Possession: A Romance from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook