The Story of Lucy Gault - Part 5, Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Part 5, Chapter 2 Summary

Lucy seeks Horahan out in the asylum. She does not find him but gives the keeper a present to pass on to him. It is a framed piece of embroidery. It depicts poppies on an ochre ground. She asks for permission to visit him. As her regular visits to Horahan continue, Henry and Bridget express concern between themselves but do not say anything to Lucy. Apparently, Lucy and Horahan play snakes and ladders.

Part 5, Chapter 2 Analysis

Lucy's seeking out Horahan with a gift shows that she has developed as a human being and understands that just as she suffered from that night he was shot, he did also. She is finally able to feel compassion for this man. She sees that she will not feel peace with herself if she does not feel peace toward this man. The fact that they...

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