The Story of Lucy Gault - Part 4, Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Part 4, Chapter 1 Summary

Everand wanders around Europe after the death of his wife. He meets a couple of women with whom he has superficial conversations, but no one with whom he can share his bereavement. He visits France and passes through towns and villages that he had visited as a soldier long ago, and it occurs to him that even if he was not the greatest of soldiers, he was at least a survivor. He writes a long letter to his brother, but then finds out that his brother was killed in action years ago.

Part 4, Chapter 1 Analysis

This chapter delves into Everand's loneliness after his wife's death. The idea of being a survivor and the value in that is important to note because it is echoed later in the book in reference to Lucy's life. Also, with nothing left, and finding nothing else...

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