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To the Lighthouse Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Lighthouse Chapters 12, 13 and 14 Summary

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The Lighthouse Chapters 12, 13 and 14 Summary

As Lily watches the boat in the far distance, she realizes that everything about relationships depends on distance and whether people are far away or close by. There is some disturbance in the arrangement of the boats now that upsets Lily. She tries to focus on her painting to avoid any more distressing thoughts.

Lily's thoughts turn to Mr. Carmichael, who is now a world famous poet and who just happens to be napping in the chair not far from where she paints. Lily also recalls Mr. Tansley and remembers hearing him speak at a rally once during the war. If only Lily could see Tansley with the same perspective Mrs. Ramsay had, she might have been able to tolerate him better.

The small boat is quickly approaching the lighthouse and Mr. Ramsay looks up from his reading. He congratulates James...

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