Vanity Fair - Chapter 41 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 41 Summary

Becky and Rawdon travel to Queens Crawley in the same public coach Becky rode in years ago on her first trip there. She comments on all the places she remembers and the memories the journey brings back. She feels as though she is "not an imposter anymore" and that she is traveling to her own family home. They are reunited with Pitt and meet Lady Jane, who welcomes them so warmly that Becky actually cries.

The two sisters, whom Becky used to be governess for, have also been summoned from boarding school for the funeral. Becky asks after their schooling, and the two girls are glad she does not forget that she was once just a simple governess. They are quite snobby in discussion with one another, and the narrator reminds readers that their maternal grandfather was a coal-scuttle.

Becky makes fast friends with Lady...

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