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Villette Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 29, Monsieur's Fete Summary

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Chapter 29, Monsieur's Fete Summary

The next morning, Lucy rises early to finish her work on the elaborate watchguard that she has been making. She takes the clasp from her own necklace to finish it, and she even decorates the box. M. Paul is the only person in the school who receives the recognition of a fete, like Madame Beck's. While he does not like gifts of value, he gladly receives gifts of sincere feeling. Zylie St. Pierre takes the occasion to dress up. She has been complaining lately that she would like a husband to work for her and relieve her debts, and the rumor is that she has her eye on M. Paul. Lucy has seen M. Paul watching Zylie.

Everyone has brought flowers for M. Paul, except for Lucy. Instead, she has the watchguard. Zylie notices her lack of a bouquet and comments on it...

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