To the Lighthouse - The Window Chapters 9, 10 and 11 Summary & Analysis

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The Window Chapters 9, 10 and 11 Summary

As the Ramsays gaze at each other, Lily and Mr. Bankes, who are also out on the lawn, observe them. Mr. Bankes feels that Mr. Ramsay is a hypocrite, but Lily thinks that Mr. Bankes is just a little self obsessed and prefers to think of the love that the Ramsays share.

If Lily were to comment on either one of the Ramsays, it would be Mrs. Ramsay, but Lily stops herself from speaking when she sees that Mr. Bankes is clearly enraptured with the older woman. Lily allows Mr. Bankes a few moments to dote on Mrs. Ramsay and turns for a few depleted moments to contemplate her own failure as an artist, shown clearly in the woeful painting she has attempted this afternoon.

Lily shakes off the negativity for now and returns to thoughts of...

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