The Great Divorce - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 Summary

The narrator and MacDonald next overhear a conversation between a female ghost and a Bright Woman. The ghost tells her companion that she would not dream of staying if she's expected to meet Robert. She says she has forgiven him as a Christian but there are some things she can never forget. Robert is her husband, and she recounts to the Bright Woman, whose name is Hilda, that Robert lacked ambition from the very beginning of their marriage. She had to push him to make something of himself and force him to do things to better himself socially. She discouraged him from writing so he could have a real job so they could buy a bigger house. She says it was maddening the way he sunk into himself, that he was no good at the parties she threw. She claims to have done...

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