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Vanity Fair - Chapter 51 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 51 Summary

The dinner at Lord Steyne's gives Becky access to many popular parties and households in London. She begins singing at everyone's parties and becomes a regular guest at the French Embassy. She gets great joy in mocking the poor English of the ambassadors to Lord Steyne, who loves her sauciness.

One of the very best upper crust ladies chooses to acknowledge Becky by visiting her house. Everyone who thought Becky was low-class is silenced once she has been verified by Lady Fitz-Willis. Becky, having reached the height and attained her life goal, becomes bored.

Becky always makes a point to be polite to the artists and musicians at parties in front of everyone, so they are very gracious to her and give her free lessons or readily agree to perform at her parties. The famous singers think very highly of her for not forgetting her origins and...

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