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Vanity Fair Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 45 Summary

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Chapter 45 Summary

Pitt has also been hard at work restoring the family name on his estate. He visits with the neighbors, stops preaching at home, goes to church with his wife and even goes on a foxhunt as he tries to regain popularity. Becky encourages Pitt to keep up his political campaign and make a difference in Parliament. Becky truly impresses Pitt with her feigned interest in his pamphlets and speeches, and he starts mentally comparing Becky to his wife.

Little Rawdon becomes the leader of the pack of his cousins, while Pitt's son Pitt is a sickly child (mostly due to the constant draughts given by Lady Southdown). Lady Jane is very affectionate with her children, and this causes Becky to attempt to act likewise. She kisses Rawdon in front of all the ladies, and he asks why she never kisses him at home. Becky burns with silent...

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