Sense and Sensibility - Chapter 24 Summary & Analysis

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The chapter begins with Elinor asking Lucy about her engagement with Edward. Lucy tells her many things, including her concern that Edward does not make enough money to support a wife. She also tells her that she is sure Edward loves her. After a bit more discussion, she tells Elinor that she wants Edward to "take orders" in the church (to become a minister). She asks Elinor if she will help her to make this happen by asking John Dashwood to give the Norland Parish to Edward. She again asks Elinor for advice, and Elinor notes that she will not give her advice because Lucy would only listen if Elinor told her what she wanted to hear. Lucy asks Elinor if she is coming to London in the winter, since she and her sister will be there (in part to meet secretly with Edward).

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