Vanity Fair - Chapter 46 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 46 Summary

Amelia manages to live fairly well on the tiny pension and money from Dobbin. She has finally relented and agreed to send Georgy to school, since she cannot master the subjects to teach him herself. He is very excited to go to school and be away from his smothering mother, and this joy makes her selfishly sad. She forever hates a young boy who Georgy gets into a fight with at school, but the young lad does quite well and flourishes away from her.

Jane Osborne thinks lovingly of her nephew and wishes she could see him more. Maria comes to visit occasionally and brings her own children to the Osborne house. Things are miserable for the Osbornes, who have to live with the miserable John Osborne. George's sisters are jealous of Amelia for her simple life away from this pressure.

Georgy finally meets his grandfather, and...

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