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Thursday Next in the Well of Lost Plots: A Novel - Chapter 21: Who Stole the Tarts? Summary & Analysis

Jasper Fforde
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Chapter 21: Who Stole the Tarts? Summary

In Chapter 21: Who Stole the Tarts?, Thursday arrives in "Alice in Wonderland" at her trial, which gives the trial an bizarre atmosphere. The first witnesses called are Mrs. Fairfax, Grace Poole, Bertha Ingram, and St. John Rivers, all explaining how Thursday changed the narrative of "Jane Eyre". Thursday is called by the prosecution, but the Gryphon explains that she will not be giving evidence against herself. The prosecution rests.

The Gryphon's defense is that while Thursday did change the narrative of the story in the technical sense, she did it for motives of love, and improved it. He calls Edward Rochester to the stand. His testimony explains that Thursday's actions did everything for his relationship with Jane. Thursday is found guilty, which was expected, but the Gryphon does not know what form the sentence will...

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