Forgot your password?  

The Painted Veil Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 40 through 48 Summary

This Study Guide consists of approximately 41 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Painted Veil.
This section contains 969 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Painted Veil Study Guide

Chapters 40 through 48 Summary

Chapter 40: Kitty and Waddington travel to the convent. Passing through the city, Kitty notices that the poor pay less attention to them than usual; they are too preoccupied with the death that is mounting around them. Kitty meets Sister St. Joseph, a friendly and charming nun who speaks no English.

Chapter 41: The Mother Superior of the convent joins them. Kitty is instantly impressed by her, not only because of her obvious love for the poor and her saintly patience, but because of some quality Kitty could not pinpoint that is deep in Mother Superior's soul.

Chapter 42: The nuns take Kitty on a tour of the convent, showing her the orphans they house, whom they occupy with sewing. Kitty hears loud cries coming from the infirmary, but the nuns do not allow her to see the sick inside.

Chapter 43: The nuns next show her their chapel...

(read more from the Chapters 40 through 48 Summary)

This section contains 969 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Painted Veil Study Guide
Copyrights
The Painted Veil from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook