The Blithedale Romance - Section 11- Chapter 21: An Old Acquaintance and Chapter 22: Fauntleroy Summary & Analysis

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Section 11- Chapter 21: An Old Acquaintance and Chapter 22: Fauntleroy Summary

In Chapter Twenty-One, "An Old Acquaintance", it occurs to Coverdale to seek an interview with Moodie so the next day, he goes to a saloon that Moodie frequents. Just as he begins to despair of meeting Moodie, Coverdale notices him behind a screen and invites him to lunch and wine. As Moodie drinks wine, he recalls his youth, and Coverdale asks him to share his past. Though Moodie objects at first, the wine causes him to reveal his past to Coverdale whose subsequent research acquaints him with the main facts of Moodie's narrative.

In "Fauntleroy", Fauntleroy dwelt in the Middle States twenty-five years earlier. He has a palatial home, a lovely wife and a beautiful daughter but is only interested in wealth. When he is in danger...

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